Tips for Before, During and After a Virtual Job Fair

Careful preparation is important before attending any job fair, and a virtual event is no exception. Prior planning and research will help ensure you meet with the recruiters most relevant to your job search and help you make the most Continue reading

Job Search Tips for Veterans and Transitioning Military

By Jo Weech Last week, I was interviewed by Karen Hunter on SiriusXM Urban View about tips for veteran job seekers, in honor of Military Appreciation Month. Afterward, the responses from veterans in all corners of CONUS was overwhelming! That response has Continue reading

Downloadable Resume Samples to Get You Started

Will a prospective employer be motivated to learn more about you from reading your resume? Often times, your cover letter and resume are the first impression you offer to a prospective employer, so you want to make sure they advertise Continue reading

What Does it Take to “Grow Where You are Planted?”

By Lt Col Steve Johnson, Commander, 97th Operations Support Squadron A good friend of mine’s favorite bit of professional advice is always, “Grow where you are planted.” I heard him speak at a recent function and right on cue, there Continue reading

A Job Seeker’s Toolkit

By Jim Dittbrenner As an individual in the job search mode, you have been thinking about what you need to do.  Friends have been pushing you for your resume.  You have purchased, borrowed, or checked out from a library a Continue reading

7 Tips for Veterans to Land a Nonprofit Job

By Sarah Landrum If you’re considering a position in a nonprofit, you may be onto a good thing. Throughout 2016, the nonprofit sector showed promising growth – even more than the corporate sector. In fact, a Bureau of Labor Statistics Continue reading

How to Land a Federal/Government Job After Service

By Sarah Landrum There’s no magic trick to getting a federal or government job after you leave military service. With the experience you’ve gained as a military member, you possess a unique skillset that is seldom found in the public Continue reading

Don’t Make These Five Networking Mistakes During the Holidays

By Sarah Landrum In the blink of an eye, the holidays will be here, and you won’t be prepared for all the networking opportunities that come. Networking has become the best way to make connections that will further your career, Continue reading

Write to Influence! — Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Part 1

By Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) I’ve seen it … I’ve done it … throughout my thirty years active duty in the Air Force and several years thereafter in government. Powerful writing opens doors to promotion, fellowships, internships, scholarships, Continue reading

The Basics of Networking for Effective Job Search

By Sophia Mest Transitioning to a civilian career can be tricky. You may not have current conventional work experience because of your time spent in the military, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have a lot to offer the right Continue reading