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

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

Survey Says… Get Found on Social Media!

There are many advantages to using social media in your job search, especially using professional sites like LinkedIn. But besides helping you get noticed, build connections, and find opportunities, quite possibly the number one reason to use social media is Continue reading

Translate Your Military Skills into Civilian Language in 6 Easy Steps

How do you accurately and honestly portray your military skills and experience into language which civilian hiring managers will understand? This is a difficult hurdle for military job seekers to overcome in their civilian job search. It is the job Continue reading

Get Connected with LinkedIn Groups

Joining groups on LinkedIn can grow your network exponentially and increase your online presence. Join relevant groups to connect with other veterans and individuals in your career field. Remember, fellow group members are people you can connect with directly on Continue reading

Using LinkedIn from a New Perspective

We’ve posted several articles on this blog describing how a job seeker can use social media sites, such as LinkedIn, to make their job search more effective. But in this article we offer an employer’s perspective on using LinkedIn for Continue reading

Quick Tips to Improve your Linkedin Profile and Your Job Search

Recruiters are looking for candidates on Linkedin, so help them find you! A complete and well-constructed Linkedin profile will increase your chances of coming up in search results by recruiters and hiring managers. Here are some tips on how to Continue reading

Military Spouse Employment — Advice to Use Now

As a military service member transitions to the civilian workplace, their focus is on the job search. However, if that transition involves relocation, the spouse may also likely be in job search mode. The numerous moves throughout a military service Continue reading

6 Smart Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

By Rose King Along with the traditional resume, a well-written cover letter, and an impressive handshake, social media is an absolutely crucial component to a productive and successful job search. In today’s job market, your online presence should amount to Continue reading

Social Recruiting Survey Says… Get on Social Media and Get Found!

In an earlier article, Social Media a Powerful Tool for Your Job Search, I wrote about the reasons you should be leveraging social media in your job search – to get noticed, build connections, and find opportunities. But possibly the Continue reading