Job Fair Advice from a Recruiter Perspective

We asked attending employers at a recent Corporate Gray Military-Friendly Job Fair a few questions to see what advice they have for job seekers. Below is the take-away advice along with a synopsis of their answers… TAKE-AWAYS Recruiters come to Continue reading

Job Search Networking – Part 1: Types and Tips

Networking is essential to a successful job search. It is estimated that 70% of jobs are found through networking. Growing your network and connecting to those who can help will increase the opportunities for job leads, advice, and support in Continue reading

Job Search Networking – Part 2: Connect with Fellow Veterans

As a military veteran, one of your greatest resources is your fellow veterans. They are a nationwide network that has a common interest and that looks out for one another. Make it a priority to connect with other veterans through Continue reading

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