Common Key Skills and Action Verbs for Military-to-Civilian Resume

Source: ResumeBuilder.com Applicant Tracking Systems and hiring managers scan for relevant skills and pertinent action verbs when initially surveying potential job applicants’ resumes. When an ATS scans your resume, it’s assessing the number of keywords and phrases that meet the Continue reading

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Education Resources for Using Your GI Bill Benefits

Are you thinking about continuing your education as you transition from the military? There are many good resources that can help you choose an education program and school that is GI Bill eligible and right for you. Whether you are Continue reading

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How to Align Your Resume with the Job Description

Source: ResumeBuilder.com In order to sift through the volume of responses received for each posting, hiring managers spend an average of about seven seconds on the initial scan of a resume. They are looking for specific keywords to meet their Continue reading

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6 Steps to Translating Your Military Skills

How do you accurately and honestly portray your military skills and experience into language which civilian hiring managers will understand? This is a difficult hurdle for military job seekers to overcome in their civilian job search. It is the job Continue reading

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10 Steps to Nailing a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are are often used to screen potential employees, and how well you perform on the call can determine whether you are invited to take the next step in the hiring process. Prepare for a phone interview as carefully Continue reading

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LinkedIn: Building Your Relevant Network

If you have a professional profile on LinkedIn but have not taken the next step in building your network, you are missing out on a valuable job search tool. Building your professional network on LinkedIn will help you find job Continue reading

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