Resume Top Tips

A good resume advertises your qualifications and shows your value to prospective employers. Be sure it not only captures your key skills and accomplishments, but also illustrates what you can do for their company. Here are a few of our Continue reading

Most Common Mistakes Veterans Make on Their Resumes

By Hannah Dickens One of the most pressing challenges a veteran just coming out of military service faces is trying to find a way to translate all of their military experience and training into terms that a civilian employer can Continue reading

Restart Your Job Search in the New Year

There’s no time like the present to reinvigorate your job search with some fresh ideas and enthusiasm. With the New Year comes a new outlook and endless possibilities. Relook your resume. It is an ever-evolving document that demonstrates your experience, Continue reading

Prepping Your Resume for Electronic Sharing – Keep it Simple!

Although it’s important to have a traditional version of your resume to share with recruiters, these days your resume is often first reviewed by an automated applicant tracking system (ATS). This parses the text of your resume and stores the Continue reading

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

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

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

New Resume Tool Offers More

There’s a new resume tool designed specifically for veterans and transitioning service members that goes beyond what a military-to-civilian skills translator can do. The Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes recently unveiled the Personal Branding Resume Engine to help veterans Continue reading

Distributing Your Resume Online: Part 1 – Preparing Your Resume to Upload

Is your resume formatted for sharing on the Internet? A resume with fancy formatting will not convert well when uploaded to an online resume database. What good is it to share your resume on these sites if the recruiters and Continue reading

Distributing Your Resume Online: Part 2 – Where to Share

One of the easiest, most cost effective ways to distribute your resume is through the Internet. What are the advantages? It’s fast, it reaches employers world-wide, and it’s free. There are resume databases organized specifically to facilitate the transition of Continue reading