In-person Career Networking

Career networking is important for your job search, and in-person networking allows you to build strong relationships. By attending in-person networking meetings, you can get assistance with your job search, hear about local job opportunities, and make contacts at companies Continue reading

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Resources to Check Out Before Starting Your Own Business

There are many resources offered by government agencies and non-profits to assist veterans in establishing their own business or acquiring a franchise. Leveraging this assistance can increase your probability of success. Check out these websites to get assistance with your Continue reading

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Quick Tips for Video Interviewing

You should expect to participate in video interviews at some point during your job search. Video interviews allow for a virtual face-to-face conversation between a recruiter and candidate, the next best thing to being there in person. They give recruiters Continue reading

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A Targeted Approach to Using Social Media

Between your current active duty job and navigating your transition and civilian job search, there isn’t much time left to spend on social media. But with a focused approach, social media sites like LinkedIn can be a great help to Continue reading

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Navigating the Federal Job Search Process

Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with the culture and how the federal government operates. Being familiar with the culture could make your transition Continue reading

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The Three Ps to Job Interviewing Success

By Dr. Jerusalem Howard There are very few adult conversations more important than a job interview.  One’s career and employee trajectory can be changed based on the interactions during an interview.  Being a Human Resources recruiter for over 15 years, Continue reading

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Free Workshops! Using Social Media in Your Job Search

This workshop is designed for transitioning service members and their spouses. You will learn how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other tools to increase the effectiveness of your job search by: Building a professional online presence Growing your network Continue reading

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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

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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

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