Advice for a Positive Video Interview Experience

The use of video interviews is growing rapidly as more employers are taking advantage of the technology. The video job interview offers the convenience of a phone interview with the added benefit of a face-to-face conversation. What’s not to like? Continue reading

The Importance of Transition Goals, Timelines, and Deadlines

By Jeffrey Phillipy One important step in starting your military transition is goal setting. Many people have dreams and aspirations which they call mistakenly call goals. A goal is measurable, with a defined timeline and ending. Planning and goal setting Continue reading

Making the Most of the Job Fair Experience

As with any job search avenue, there are pros and cons to attending job fairs. Attending a job fair can be one of the most effective job search tools you employ, depending on the effort you exert to make the 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

An Interview with the Son of a Soldier

Son of a Soldier is a gripping new book written by author Eddie Williams, a West Point graduate and former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger and Green Beret. This book is about his amazing life and family secrets, describing his struggle Continue reading

Be All You Can Be: A Solder’s Success Story

By Kenneth Bracewell My name is Kenneth Bracewell, and I am twenty-seven years old and from a small town in Texas. After graduating from high school in 2005, I decided to go to school for one year at a local Continue reading

Tips for Boosting Your Job Search & Earning Potential

Why do we keep posting articles about the importance of education and training? The right education can open doors of opportunity for your civilian career. Advanced education or additional training can make you more competitive in the job market, and Continue reading

Will a Transition Affect Your Home Loan Benefit?

By Phil Georgiades The transition from active duty to civilian life presents both new challenges as well as opportunities. Without a PCS forthcoming, many veterans feel that this is an ideal time to settle down and buy a home. However, 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

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