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

Resume Top Tips

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 for their company. Here are a few of our Continue reading

Yes, Apply Even If You’re Not Qualified for the Job! Here’s Why

By Amanda Wilks One of the scariest parts of job hunting is reading the mile-long list of skills required to qualify for the job. Add to that relevant job experience, education, and the dozens of other candidates competing for the Continue reading

Good Things Come to Those Who Follow Up

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