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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 7: Job Postings Alone Lead To Jobs

Of all the many myths that attend the veteran job search process, perhaps one of the most widespread is the belief that answering job postings online suffices for a comprehensive job search strategy. It is very common for job seekers to spend hours each day firing off resumes and cover letters to...

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Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 6: You Are a Hero; You Are a Loser

When I was a young Marine battalion intelligence officer during the mid-Eighties, we used to joke that every “threat briefing” would depict the Soviets and their allies as either undefeatable supermen or pathetic losers. One day, they would show pictures of (the Swedish actor) Dolph Lundgren as a...

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