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

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

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

Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

The government is the single largest employer in the United States, with more than 20 million employees. Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with 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

15 Steps to a Dynamite LinkedIn Profile

By Thomas Signorello LinkedIn is kind of a different social media platform – don’t you think? It’s a little tricky to use, and can be much, much harder to build relationships on than, say Facebook. It does have lots of Continue reading

The Power of the Informational Interview

Informational interviews use your network to prospect for leads and opportunities. If you want a job interview, you should understand the informational interview and how to initiate it and use it effectively. Gathering information in this way opens the doors Continue reading

Steps to Attending a Virtual Military Job Fair

Virtual job fairs use text-based conversations to bring employers and job seekers together in a fast and efficient manner. The Corporate Gray/MOAA Virtual Military Job Fairs do that and more! You can research attending companies and view their job opportunities, Continue reading