Resume Tips for Vets

By Sarah Landrum The most recent jobs report shows a mixed economic picture: Stagnant wages are a troubling hurdle, but employees are returning to work. The numbers for veterans are painted in similar shades of grey: They boast a higher Continue reading

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

Interview Preparation: Research Yourself!

You’ve probably been told how important it is to do company research before a job interview. That’s true; you should go into an interview knowing all about the company culture, how its needs match your skills, and why you want 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

Choosing Your Education & Training Wisely Pays Dividends!

Want to make an investment that will pay dividends for the rest of your working life? Then take advantage of your hard-earned educational benefits, such as the Post 9-11 GI Bill, to earn a degree, certification, or other advanced training Continue reading

Education Resources and Financial Assistance for Military Families

By Sarah Landrum A secondary education is expensive, there’s no question about it. Many decide against pursuing a college education for this very reason. Even if you believe that you can’t afford a higher education, you shouldn’t write off the Continue reading

Importance of Education to Veterans

By Sarah Landrum The military teaches several skills better than anywhere, ranging from working under pressure in a team environment to the value of a regimented schedule. It’s certainly beneficial for veterans to speak about military-related skills like these in Continue reading

Take-away Job Search Tips from a Social Recruiting Survey

Want to get in front of recruiters? Use social media – they are! Recruiters are searching for and connecting with candidates on social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. You should be using these sites, too, to get noticed, Continue reading