My Lessons Learned: How Do I Really Prepare to Make this Transition Seamless?

By Faaruwq Muhammad, PMP I hope this discussion provokes thought on a topic that many transitioning veterans think about with a sense of anxiety and fear. I am an advocate for the ACAP/TAP program, because there has been significant effort 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

Key Points to Learn from a Panel of Recruiters

By James Dittbrenner Recently I participated in a quality panel with VSE Corporation’s top recruiters discussing the key features recruiters look for in qualified candidates to fit specific, immediate positions. Here are some of the key points that came out Continue reading

7 Tips for Networking with Social Media

Social media is a powerful networking tool for a job seeker. It allows you to build a boundless network right from your computer — connecting to colleagues, recruiters, experts and influencers in your industry to help get your foot in 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

New Social Media Guide Helps Veterans Get Noticed by Employers That Want To Hire Military Members

Corporate Gray published an updated Social Media Guide to help transitioning military members and veterans use social media tools in their job search to supplement more traditional methods. This unique guide provides practical step-by-step instructions on the best ways to Continue reading

Best LinkedIn Secret for Job-seeking Veterans

One simple change can increase veterans’ odds of getting noticed. By William Treseder A group of veterans and employers recently gathered in downtown San Francisco to get the inside scoop on the best ways to use LinkedIn. The event, organized Continue reading

3 Essential Job Search Tips

There are 3 essential questions to ask yourself when navigating through your transition to the civilian workplace. These questions can help you to know your skills and interests so you can choose the civilian career path that’s right for you, Continue reading

It’s Easy to Get Connected on LinkedIn

If you have a professional profile on LinkedIn but haven’t taken the next step to build your connections, you’re missing out on a valuable job search tool. Building your professional network on LinkedIn will help you find job opportunities as Continue reading

12 Steps to Making Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

Job seekers especially should have a complete and well-constructed LinkedIn profile to build their professional online presence. This article, written to assist military members transitioning to the civilian workplace, offers suggestions to polish your profile into a professional and effective Continue reading