Job Seeker Blog

Shine Your Cover Letter

For many veterans, drafting a compelling cover letter can be a tough process. The key is to create a cover letter that can be adapted to each opportunity. Your cover letter will always be a work in process – that is, you should constantly tweak it to meet the needs of each job to which you apply....

Job Seeker Blog

Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans , Part 14: Veteran Hiring Initiatives are Just Propaganda

The serious veteran job seeker will seek to understand before he or she seeks to be understood when it comes to decoding the intentions of hiring companies. By comprehending the motivations and needs of most organizations, the individual can better position himself for success.

Job Seeker Blog

Veterans: Ace the Interview and Land That Job

Your resume may get you in the door, but your interview is what can land you the job. Whether you’re newly transitioned, or seeking a new opportunity in the civilian workforce, solid interview skills are a must for veteran jobseekers. Touting individual accomplishments is not always easy for...

Career Advice, Job Seeker Blog

Resume Basics – Adjusting Your Expectations

Many veterans seeking jobs tell us that the process of initially getting their resume together and keeping it updated is one of their least favorite parts of a civilian job search. Nevertheless, it’s a necessary evil in the civilian world. According to Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, founders...

Getting Started, Industry-Specific Jobs, Job Seeker Blog