The Benefits of Franchise Ownership for Veterans

By Josh Emison As seen by the steady decline in post-separation veteran unemployment, civilian companies are more likely than ever to appreciate a veteran’s experience and training. However, research shows that 43% of veterans leave their first civilian job within their Continue reading

Simple Tips for a Stellar Virtual Interview

Written by: Kelli Brewer Whether you found a job opportunity through a job board, a Corporate Gray job fair, or a referral from a friend, being invited for an interview in the COVID-19 era is a big deal. Now, it’s Continue reading

Post 9/11 GI Bill Information

The Post 9/11 GI Bill information below is shared from Frank T. Goertner’s presentation on Becoming a Lifelong Learner. ELIGIBILITY Active Duty Completed after Sept. 10, 2001 % of Maximum Amt. Payable At least 36 months 100% At least 30 Continue reading

Choosing Your Education & Training Wisely Pays Dividends!

Want to make an investment that will pay dividends for the rest of your working life? Then take advantage of your hard-earned educational benefits, such as the Post 9-11 GI Bill, to earn a degree, certification, or other advanced training Continue reading

Social Media Top Tips

Here is a quick list of our top tips for using social media in your job search: Use a professional-looking profile photo (keep it consistent) Load your profile with your most relevant skills (searchable keywords & phrases) Get LinkedIn’s free Continue reading

Tips for Attending a Virtual Job Fair

Careful preparation is important before attending any job fair, and a virtual event is no exception. Prior planning and research will help ensure you meet with the recruiters most relevant to your job search and help you make the most Continue reading

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 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