Calling All Job Seekers: 10 Steps to Acing the Phone Interview

Due to the scores of resumes that hiring managers receive in a competitive job market, your initial interview will probably be conducted over the phone. To make the best use of their time, many hiring managers will filter through the Continue reading

Making the Career Jump with the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

By Sean Caswell I got into the data management and analysis business almost by accident. After I left the Navy in 2003, I was working as a power plant operator for General Electric (GE), doing what I was trained to Continue reading

Get Your References in a Row

Your references are an important component of your job search. They are the people who will vouch for your character, skills and experience, and ultimately help you land the job. Usually the employer asks for references when they are seriously Continue reading

One Small Shift in Your Communication Style Will Help You Be Heard

By Stephanie Weichert Making sure you’re heard involves more than just talking… The conference call included three former soldiers. Two of them were trying to convince their boss John*, a former Army Colonel, to do things a new way. The Continue reading

6 Military Traits that Transfer to Business Leadership

By James R. Lint  Many of the leadership traits learned in the military are as applicable in the business world as they are in one’s personal life. While no single one could be considered the best, all contribute to a well-rounded Continue reading

New Social Media Guide Helps Veterans Get Noticed by Employers That Want To Hire Military Members

Corporate Gray published an updated Social Media Guide to help transitioning military members and veterans use social media tools in their job search to supplement more traditional methods. This unique guide provides practical step-by-step instructions on the best ways to Continue reading

Do You Have the Right Credentials for the Civilian Job You Seek?

During your transition from the military, you need to take stock of what skills you have and what skills you need for the civilian career you are targeting. It may make sense for you to pursue a certificate or earn Continue reading

Identifying Your Skills and Strengths in the Workplace

What skills that you acquired in the military are most relevant to the civilian job market? What other skills do you possess which may or may not be related to your work in the military? Do you need to acquire Continue reading