Why Should I Hire You?

By Jim Dittbrenner I sat in MOAA’s Business and Networking Group (BANG) meeting last week.  Their program, “Present Yourself with Courage and Confidence” was an excellent reminder of the simple yet often overlooked elements of getting the offers you want Continue reading

The Three Ps to Job Interviewing Success

By Dr. Jerusalem Howard There are very few adult conversations more important than a job interview.  One’s career and employee trajectory can be changed based on the interactions during an interview.  Being a Human Resources recruiter for over 15 years, Continue reading

Tips for Before, During and After a Virtual Job Fair

Careful preparation is important before attending any job fair, and a virtual event is no exception. Prior planning and research will help ensure you meet with the recruiters most relevant to your job search and help you make the most 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

Easiest Elevator Speech Ever for Transitioning Military

By Jacey Eckhart “I know I am supposed to give you an elevator speech,” said Tom, a transitioning naval officer.  “But really, I don’t know what that is.” Neither does anyone else. The elevator speech — in which you are Continue reading

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

By Tess Pajaron You’ve created a resume that’s working for you, you’ve finished your interviews, and now you’re being offered the job. The decision is now being placed in your hands, and it’s up to you whether or not this Continue reading

How to Get the Inside Scoop about a Company: Informational Interviews

One of the best ways to research companies for your job search is to conduct informational interviews — networking with individuals to get information about their job and the company they work for. This can give you the inside scoop Continue reading

Interview Preparation: Research Yourself!

You’ve probably been told how important it is to do company research before a job interview. That’s true; you should go into an interview knowing all about the company culture, how its needs match your skills, and why you want Continue reading

Five Steps to Nailing an Interview after Returning to Civilian Life

By Sarah Landrum The adjustment from military life isn’t always easy. For all the training received, there are some gaps in learning that need to be filled when re-entering the civilian world. Perhaps most important is the need to be Continue reading