Silence the Bird, and Other Video Interviewing Tips

Virtual video interviews are becoming an increasingly important part of the job search process. Using this technology, companies can more easily screen candidates regardless of their geographic location, which is especially useful for military personnel who are stationed around the Continue reading

Calling All Job Seekers: 10 Steps to Acing the Phone Interview

Due to the scores of resumes that hiring managers receive in a competitive job market, your initial interview will probably be conducted over the phone. To make the best use of their time, many hiring managers will filter through the Continue reading

6 Steps and Tips for Attending a Virtual Job Fair

The Corporate Gray/MOAA Virtual Military Job Fairs use online text conversations to bring employers and job seekers together in a convenient and efficient manner. By attending these events you can: –  Research attending companies and view their job opportunities –  Continue reading

Calculate & Negotiate Your Best Salary!

Salary is an important consideration in the job search, but many individuals leaving the military are unprepared to properly handle the salary question, believing it is predetermined. However, most employers have some flexibility to negotiate salary. Before going into salary Continue reading

The Power of the Informational Interview

Informational interviews use your network to prospect for leads and opportunities. If you want a job interview, you should understand the informational interview and how to initiate it and use it effectively. Gathering information in this way opens the doors Continue reading

Email Tips for the Job Search

Email is an important job search tool and a great way to connect with those in your network or with potential employers. However, the message must be crafted with care and used appropriately. Because sending email is quick and easy, Continue reading

Interviewing Isn’t Just About Answering Questions – You Need to Ask Them, Too!

Interviewers expect candidates to ask intelligent, thoughtful questions concerning the organization and the nature of the work. Keep your questions employer- and job-centered rather than self-centered. Consider asking some of these questions if they haven’t been answered earlier in the Continue reading

Reduce Your Job Search Stress with Interview Preparation!

While the job interview is the most important job search activity, it is also the most stressful. Proper preparation will help reduce the stress level and make a difference in the outcome of the interview. Common Interview Questions Your preparation Continue reading