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

5 Hints to Turn Military Experience into Civilian Employment

Veterans must translate their skills into a format that not only makes sense to an employer, but stands out. By Bradley Hood I recently read an article by Kathleen Lucadamo in the New York Post regarding the difficulties faced by 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

Bridging the Military to Civilian Hiring Gap

What can job seekers and employers do to bridge the gap between the military and civilian work worlds? A recent survey by Monster Insights called Veterans Talent Index shows that 70% of employers are hiring veterans because they are the Continue reading

Determining Your Salary Requirements

Often times a job application will ask you to state your salary history or salary requirements. You could state “negotiable” or “open.” However, if you choose to include a figure, don’t equate your salary requirement with your military base pay Continue reading

Translating Military Experience into Civilian Language: Part 1 – Research Civilian Occupations

A difficult hurdle for military job seekers to overcome in their civilian job search is translating their military experience into civilian language. It is the job seeker’s responsibility to convey their qualifications in terms that prospective employers will understand. It Continue reading