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

Get Your References in a Row

Your references are an important component of your job search. They are the people who will vouch for your character, skills and experience, and ultimately help you land the job. Usually the employer asks for references when they are seriously Continue reading

One Small Shift in Your Communication Style Will Help You Be Heard

By Stephanie Weichert Making sure you’re heard involves more than just talking… The conference call included three former soldiers. Two of them were trying to convince their boss John*, a former Army Colonel, to do things a new way. The Continue reading

Spring Clean Your Job Search in 4 Critical Areas

Spring is finally here! It’s the time we deep clean the house, de-clutter the storage room, and organize the garage. Why not also use this time for cleaning up and revitalizing your job search? It’s the perfect time to refresh Continue reading

Do You Have the Right Credentials for the Civilian Job You Seek?

During your transition from the military, you need to take stock of what skills you have and what skills you need for the civilian career you are targeting. It may make sense for you to pursue a certificate or earn Continue reading

Identifying Your Skills and Strengths in the Workplace

What skills that you acquired in the military are most relevant to the civilian job market? What other skills do you possess which may or may not be related to your work in the military? Do you need to acquire Continue reading

Useful Tips for Attending a Job Fair

Attending a Corporate Gray Job Fair soon? Read these tips to follow before, during, and after the event to help make it a more successful experience! BEFORE THE JOB FAIR: Research the attending companies in advance. If you pre-register for Continue reading