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There are tricks and best practices to use in any career search. These articles can provide a foundation of preparation, and after great preparation, execution that leads to your next career.

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Myths Transitioning Veterans Believe, Part 2: Passive Networking is Effective

This is the second in a series that highlights the myths within veteran transition. As before, the incendiary nature of the title is not meant to belittle or accuse the contract instructors who conduct these classes. Rather, the language is intended to challenge the ambitious transitioning...

Job Search, Job Seeker Blog

Quite Frankly . . . Part 3

The third of a series of articles by Mike Francomb, senior vice president of marketing - candidate services - at RecruitMilitary and a former captain in the United States Army.

I have been with RecruitMilitary since 1998, the year the company was founded. In that time, I have worked in a variety...

Getting Started, Job Search, May-June 2015

Myths Transitioning Veterans Believe, Part 4: Job Search is Harder for Veterans

This is the fourth in a series of columns entitled “Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans.”

We have all heard the narrative that it is harder for veterans to get jobs than any other group. Civilians can’t understand MOS designations or rank structures and the cultural divide is too great a chasm...

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

Myths Transitioning Veterans Believe, Part 1: Your MOS is Your Destiny

For some years, all transitioning military personnel have been required to complete career planning classes before they leave active service. Known by acronyms like TAP, ACAP or GPS, these courses aim to confer to the soon-to-be veteran the skills, attitude and contacts he or she will need to...

Job Search, Job Seeker Blog