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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 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

4 Things Military Veterans Need To Know Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

While the military is, of course, much harsher than the world of entrepreneurship, the two do share some similarities.

In both, anything can happen — often with little or no notice — and that’s why military veterans are so good at adapting under pressure once they embark on a career in business.

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Career Advice, Franchising

Translating Your Military Experience into Jobs for Veterans

Many veteran job seekers have trouble translating their military experiences into qualifications for civilian jobs. Below is a case in point and some recommendations.

Veteran's Challenge

"I separated from the Navy in September 2013 where I was an operations specialist for nine years. I am having...

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Search