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

Tips for Maximizing Your Participation in a Virtual Job Fair

The Virtual Military Job Fairs co-hosted by Corporate Gray and MOAA enable military-experienced job seekers and company recruiters the opportunity to discover a possible fit by engaging in one-on-one text chat sessions.  By participating in these quarterly events, you can: Continue reading

5 Military Jobs That Translate to the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

You couldn’t 3D print a better match: veterans with a variety of military experiences make great manufacturers By Margaret Clevenger for Get Skills to Work The advanced manufacturing industry can’t find enough skilled workers to fill its reportedly hundreds of Continue reading

Cover Letter 101

By Lisa Carroll As a recruiter in the private club industry, I’m amazed by the number of cover letters I receive that are poorly written and not compelling. The cover letter is the only way to truly “connect” with the Continue reading

LinkedIn: A Full Profile is a Happy Profile

A full profile is a happy profile that will help you get noticed. Here are tips for making your LinkedIn profile professional, searchable, and loaded with the skills you bring to the table: 1. Include a photo to add credibility Continue reading

Making the Career Jump with the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

By Sean Caswell I got into the data management and analysis business almost by accident. After I left the Navy in 2003, I was working as a power plant operator for General Electric (GE), doing what I was trained to Continue reading

Get Your References in a Row

Your references are an important component of your job search. They are the people who will vouch for your character, skills and experience, and ultimately help you land the job. Usually the employer asks for references when they are seriously Continue reading

Spring Clean Your Job Search in 4 Critical Areas

Spring is finally here! It’s the time we deep clean the house, de-clutter the storage room, and organize the garage. Why not also use this time for cleaning up and revitalizing your job search? It’s the perfect time to refresh Continue reading

Is a Portable Career Right for You? 3 Potential Paths You Could Take

Career choices that allow you to be on-the-move are often ideal for military spouses and their families… By Liz Samet Underemployment among military spouses is a hot-button issue in recent news, with reports claiming that there is a 90% underemployment Continue reading