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

The Basics of Networking for Effective Job Search

By Sophia Mest Transitioning to a civilian career can be tricky. You may not have current conventional work experience because of your time spent in the military, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have a lot to offer the right Continue reading

How to Write a Strong Professional Summary for Your Resume

By Sarah Landrum If you’re a military veteran who is now making the transition into the civilian workforce, there’s a good chance you’ve already experienced a few bumps in the road. Whereas you’re probably used to constant communications and instant Continue reading

Some Veterans Transition to an Employee Status and Others Take the Entrepreneurial Road. And You?

By Marc Mendelman Transitioning to civilian life is like starting things from scratch again. You are uncertain of what path to choose and, most of all, what opportunities you have at your disposal. Let us make it easier for you Continue reading

Free Workshops! Using Social Media in Your Job Search

This workshop is designed for transitioning service members and their spouses. You will learn how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other tools to increase the effectiveness of your job search by: Building an online presence Growing your network of Continue reading

Resume Top Tips

Originally published in the Corporate Gray August 2016 Newsletter A good resume advertises your qualifications and shows your value to prospective employers. Be sure it not only captures your key skills and accomplishments, but also illustrates what you can do Continue reading