Building a Relevant LinkedIn Network

If you have a professional profile on LinkedIn but haven’t taken the next step in building your network, you’re missing out on a valuable job search tool. Building your professional network on LinkedIn will help you find job opportunities as Continue reading

Downloadable Resume Samples to Get You Started

Will a prospective employer be motivated to learn more about you from reading your resume? Often times, your cover letter and resume are the first impression you offer to a prospective employer, so you want to make sure they advertise Continue reading

What Does it Take to “Grow Where You are Planted?”

By Lt Col Steve Johnson, Commander, 97th Operations Support Squadron A good friend of mine’s favorite bit of professional advice is always, “Grow where you are planted.” I heard him speak at a recent function and right on cue, there Continue reading

A Job Seeker’s Toolkit

By Jim Dittbrenner As an individual in the job search mode, you have been thinking about what you need to do.  Friends have been pushing you for your resume.  You have purchased, borrowed, or checked out from a library a Continue reading

7 Tips for Veterans to Land a Nonprofit Job

By Sarah Landrum If you’re considering a position in a nonprofit, you may be onto a good thing. Throughout 2016, the nonprofit sector showed promising growth – even more than the corporate sector. In fact, a Bureau of Labor Statistics Continue reading

How to Land a Federal/Government Job After Service

By Sarah Landrum There’s no magic trick to getting a federal or government job after you leave military service. With the experience you’ve gained as a military member, you possess a unique skillset that is seldom found in the public Continue reading

Write to Influence! — Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Part 2

By Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) Last month, I promised some tips on how to make each word count and every second of the reader’s time play to your advantage. I teach my students (professionals already in the workforce) Continue reading

The Value of Hiring Veterans in Transportation

Originally posted by Averitt Express on 11/6/16 in observance of Veteran’s Day How military personnel make your workforce stronger, smarter and uniquely capable Hiring military veterans has proven time and time again to be a win-win situation for both transportation Continue reading

Don’t Make These Five Networking Mistakes During the Holidays

By Sarah Landrum In the blink of an eye, the holidays will be here, and you won’t be prepared for all the networking opportunities that come. Networking has become the best way to make connections that will further your career, Continue reading

Write to Influence! — Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Part 1

By Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) I’ve seen it … I’ve done it … throughout my thirty years active duty in the Air Force and several years thereafter in government. Powerful writing opens doors to promotion, fellowships, internships, scholarships, Continue reading