Military Spouse Employment — Advice to Use Now

As a military service member transitions to the civilian workplace, their focus is on the job search. However, if that transition involves relocation, the spouse may also likely be in job search mode. The numerous moves throughout a military service Continue reading

Top Resources for Military Spouse Employment

According to a recent Department of Defense survey, military spouses have a 26 percent unemployment rate. As the military service member transitions to civilian life, their spouse is often in job search mode as well. While there is no Transition Continue reading

Free Personalized Job Search Assistance to Transitioning Military

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) is conducting a pilot volunteer project to provide free resume assistance and career counseling to transitioning service members seeking civilian employment. This program, called the Military Transition Project, aims to help military service Continue reading

Education is a Key to Success!

It’s true — education is an important key to success! Be sure to take advantage of your hard-earned educational benefits, such as the GI Bill. Advanced education and training will make you more competitive in the job market, and can also payoff Continue reading

Tips Video for the Corporate Gray/Brazen Careerist Virtual Job Fairs

All you need to participate in a Corporate Gray/Brazen Careerist Virtual Job Fair is a computer with an Internet connection! Watch this video for more information and to make sure you have a great experience at this online event…  

6 Smart Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

By Rose King Along with the traditional resume, a well-written cover letter, and an impressive handshake, social media is an absolutely crucial component to a productive and successful job search. In today’s job market, your online presence should amount to Continue reading

Considering a Career in Education?

Are you thinking about a career in Education? Teaching can be a rewarding second career and a great way to use your military skills and expertise to help others. And there are programs and resources available to help you take Continue reading

Securing Government Employment – Part 2: How Do I Apply to Federal Jobs?

Once you’ve found a government job you’re interested in (see Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?), you need to understand the federal job announcements to be sure you are qualified for the job and to successfully apply for Continue reading

Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

The government is the single largest employer in the United States, with more than 20 million employees. Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with Continue reading

Social Recruiting Survey Says… Get on Social Media and Get Found!

In an earlier article, Social Media a Powerful Tool for Your Job Search, I wrote about the reasons you should be leveraging social media in your job search – to get noticed, build connections, and find opportunities. But possibly the Continue reading