Get Connected with LinkedIn Groups

Joining groups on LinkedIn can grow your network exponentially and increase your online presence. Join relevant groups to connect with other veterans and individuals in your career field. Remember, fellow group members are people you can connect with directly on Continue reading

Using LinkedIn from a New Perspective

We’ve posted several articles on this blog describing how a job seeker can use social media sites, such as LinkedIn, to make their job search more effective. But in this article we offer an employer’s perspective on using LinkedIn for Continue reading

New Resume Tool Offers More

There’s a new resume tool designed specifically for veterans and transitioning service members that goes beyond what a military-to-civilian skills translator can do. The Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes recently unveiled the Personal Branding Resume Engine to help veterans Continue reading

Quick Tips to Improve your Linkedin Profile and Your Job Search

Recruiters are looking for candidates on Linkedin, so help them find you! A complete and well-constructed Linkedin profile will increase your chances of coming up in search results by recruiters and hiring managers. Here are some tips on how to Continue reading

Quick Tips on Transitioning to a Franchise

Have you ever considered franchise ownership for your next career after the military? According to the International Franchise Association’s VetFran website there are 66,000 veteran-owned franchises in the United States. Military veterans can make successful franchise owners namely because they Continue reading

Start Your Veteran-Owned Business

Many of the skills and personal qualities that are acquired from military service, such as patience, drive, perseverance, sacrifice, problem solving, and handling adversity, are all well-suited for becoming a successful entrepreneur. You may have little or no business experience, Continue reading

New Resource for Hiring and Retaining Military Veterans

Much has been written about the value of hiring military veterans, including some articles on this blog. However, it’s one thing to understand why you should hire veterans, it’s another thing to understand how to hire and especially retain those Continue reading

VA Makes it Easier to Support Veterans in the Workplace

Given the many efforts in this country to increase the hiring of Veterans, a new Toolkit has just been launched to help employers, managers and supervisors, and human resource professionals support Veterans in the workplace, leading to an increase in Veterans’ Continue reading

Effective Transitioning Strategy

In this video, Cesar Nadar, a retired military officer and President/CEO of X Corp Solutions, talks about his transition from the military and how to do it even better. Cesar has tested experience and proven methods to help veterans transition Continue reading

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