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

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

Resume Top Tips

Originally published in the Corporate Gray August 2016 Newsletter 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 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

Get a Job Search Advantage by Journaling

Keeping a job search journal will yield valuable benefits and can be a great advantage to your search. It may sound time-consuming or mundane, especially if you don’t enjoy writing. But a journal can provide structure and organization to your Continue reading

How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions

By David Grover Many people dread interviews and the probing questions that they involve. But with the right frame of mind, you can keep your end goal in view and tackle an interview by putting your best foot forward. ‘But Continue reading

Self-Employment Guide for Veterans and Middle-Aged Dropouts

By Alexander Muller When you are a part of any corporation, it is not easy to re-incorporate yourself into the non-corporative world once you decide to leave that very entity. The process becomes even more difficult if the corporation you Continue reading

Job Search Letters – Make them Count!

Letters play a key role in a job search, allowing you to show your enthusiasm and passion, which a resume often cannot convey. Cover letters, approach letters, and thank you letters can be used to show an employer what you Continue reading