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

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

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

Top 10 Free Military Transition Resources

The list of free military-to-civilian transition resources that are out there is exhaustive, so how do you know which ones to use? To save you some time, we’ve chosen our top 10 picks that we think are worth a look. Continue reading

Taking the Initiative in Following Up

Are you eagerly awaiting a phone call or email after submitting a job application or attending an interview? As my mom used to say, “Don’t hold your breath.” You’re better off taking the initiative to follow up and see where Continue reading

Restart Your Job Search for the New Year

There’s no time like the present to reinvigorate your job search with some fresh ideas and enthusiasm. With the New Year comes a new outlook and endless possibilities. Revise, rethink and re-engage… Revise your resume. It is an ever-evolving document Continue reading

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