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

Top 10 Picks of Free Military Transition Resources

With so many military transition resources available, how do you know which ones to use? We could give you an exhaustive list of all the free veterans’ resources out there, but to save you some time we’ve chosen our top Continue reading

Veteran to Executive: Resume Tips

By Sarah Landrum Resumes won’t get you a job. However, they will get you an interview, where you can showcase your talents. In order to get that far, you’ll need an excellent resume. You might be competing against people who Continue reading

Dealing With Disabilities in the Job Search

By Sarah Landrum While dealing with the VA is seldom a pleasure for veterans, trying to get a disability rating can be especially frustrating. Currently, 45 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are seeking disability claims. That’s more than 700,000 Continue reading

7 Tips to Help Veterans in Transitioning to Civilian Job Market

By Amelia Knott If you’re in the middle of your transition, you’re probably feeling exasperated, discouraged and downright tired of the experience so far. Confronted with military resumes, hiring managers often have no idea how to make sense of the Continue reading

Building Your Personal Brand for Your Military Transition

By Sarah Landrum When you’re looking for a job, you have to stand out. Whether you’ve been in the civilian workforce for a while or are just starting to look for a civilian job after serving, it’s important to demonstrate Continue reading

Civilian Employment-Seeking Tips for Veterans with PTSD

By Sarah Landrum One of the biggest challenges facing military veterans in today’s current economic climate is adjusting to life after active duty, but this isn’t a simple matter of reintegrating into society. Civilian life poses many significant barriers to Continue reading

Conquering the Federal Employment Battle

By Bruce Benedict Finding federal employment often feels overwhelming and confusing. However, in just a few easy steps (called Phases/Objectives in Battlefield Resume Methodology), you can be on your way to a federal job. In order to decipher the federal 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

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