Tips for Veterans on Studying Overseas

By Jason Scholte In keeping track of those Veterans I work with, it looks like the Army is edging out the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard in total number of Veterans opting to use their GI Bill Continue reading

DoL’s Career Research Toolbox

Looking for your next career after the military? The Department of Labor’s interactive website, My Next Move for Veterans, helps veterans learn about their career options. It is designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers and want to Continue reading

Think ahead: Transition Tips and Resources

Prepare for transition to civilian life with these recommendations for active duty service members and family. by Elizabeth Samet The military has taught you many skills, including preparation and organization. These two skills will be especially important post-service, according to career Continue reading

Assistance for VA Claim Appeals

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has stated that by 2015, their goal is to eliminate the VA disability claims backlog and process all claims within 125 days with 98% accuracy. This is an admirable objective, and we hope they Continue reading

Best LinkedIn Secret for Job-seeking Veterans

One simple change can increase veterans’ odds of getting noticed. By William Treseder A group of veterans and employers recently gathered in downtown San Francisco to get the inside scoop on the best ways to use LinkedIn. The event, organized Continue reading

Restart Your Job Search in the New Year

The economy is gradually improving, and with the New Year comes a new outlook and endless possibilities. There’s no time like the present to reinvigorate your job search with some fresh ideas and enthusiasm. Relook your resume. It is an Continue reading

3 Essential Job Search Tips

There are 3 essential questions to ask yourself when navigating through your transition to the civilian workplace. These questions can help you to know your skills and interests so you can choose the civilian career path that’s right for you, Continue reading

It’s Easy to Get Connected on LinkedIn

If you have a professional profile on LinkedIn but haven’t taken the next step to build your connections, you’re missing out on a valuable job search tool. Building your professional network on LinkedIn will help you find job opportunities as Continue reading

12 Steps to Making Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

Job seekers especially should have a complete and well-constructed LinkedIn profile to build their professional online presence. This article, written to assist military members transitioning to the civilian workplace, offers suggestions to polish your profile into a professional and effective Continue reading

Pillars to Strive for and Live by

The Cadet experience at West Point, as at the other U.S. Service Academies, is built on three pillars – academics, athletics, and military.  In this article, we explain how to apply those same three pillars in your new career after Continue reading