5 Ways to Successfully Showcase Your Military Skills in a Resume

Written by Aditya Sharma, Hiration Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a challenge. Veterans need to show recruiters that their military skills can be seamlessly transferred to the business world. This mission will be served by your resume. Continue reading

A Career and School Guide for Military Spouses

Written by Nicki Escudero, reposted with permission from The Simple Dollar Blog https://www.thesimpledollar.com/financial-wellness/a-career-and-school-guide-for-military-spouses/ There are nearly 1.3 million active service members in the American military. Their valuable service plays a vital role, but often, their spouses face challenges securing employment. A 2018 Continue reading

Do Company Research before a Job Fair – Be Prepared!

You already know the importance of researching the company before a job interview. But did you know this preparation is just as important before attending a job fair? We encourage candidates to research the attending companies ahead of time to Continue reading

Finding the Right Civilian Career

We are frequently asked how transitioning military members can best overcome the challenges in finding and landing the right civilian career opportunity. The short answer is through research, networking, and education. The longer answer is… One of the biggest challenges Continue reading

In-person Career Networking

Career networking is important for your job search, and in-person networking allows you to build strong relationships. By attending in-person networking meetings, you can get assistance with your job search, hear about local job opportunities, and make contacts at companies Continue reading

Resources to Check Out Before Starting Your Own Business

There are many resources offered by government agencies and non-profits to assist veterans in establishing their own business or acquiring a franchise. Leveraging this assistance can increase your probability of success. Check out these websites to get assistance with your Continue reading

Quick Tips for Video Interviewing

You should expect to participate in video interviews at some point during your job search. Video interviews allow for a virtual face-to-face conversation between a recruiter and candidate, the next best thing to being there in person. They give recruiters Continue reading

A Targeted Approach to Using Social Media

Between your current active duty job and navigating your transition and civilian job search, there isn’t much time left to spend on social media. But with a focused approach, social media sites like LinkedIn can be a great help to Continue reading

A Good Mentor: Don’t Leave the Military without It

Having an industry mentor can help you reach your goals and advance your career. A good mentor can be especially helpful when transitioning from the military to civilian workplace. A mentor can help not only with your transition, but in Continue reading

Informational Interviewing

“All too often overlooked after the network contact is made.” By Jim Dittbrenner In job search mode, the encouragement … pressure? … to network is always there.  A major piece of networking truly is to secure informational interviews with individuals Continue reading