Take-away Job Search Tips from a Social Recruiting Survey

Want to get in front of recruiters? Use social media – they are! Recruiters are searching for and connecting with candidates on social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. You should be using these sites, too, to get noticed, Continue reading

Top 10 Job Fair Tips for Recruiters

If you’ve ever worked a job fair, you know it can be a fast-paced, demanding experience. As with most things, the more you prepare for it, the more you will get out of it. Here are some tips to follow Continue reading

An Interview with the Son of a Soldier

Son of a Soldier is a gripping new book written by author Eddie Williams, a West Point graduate and former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger and Green Beret. This book is about his amazing life and family secrets, describing his struggle 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

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

New Social Media Guide Helps Veterans Get Noticed by Employers That Want To Hire Military Members

Corporate Gray published an updated Social Media Guide to help transitioning military members and veterans use social media tools in their job search to supplement more traditional methods. This unique guide provides practical step-by-step instructions on the best ways to Continue reading

Tips for Veterans on Studying Overseas

By Jason Scholte In keeping track of those Veterans I work with, it looks like the Army is edging out the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard in total number of Veterans opting to use their GI Bill Continue reading

DoL’s Career Research Toolbox

Looking for your next career after the military? The Department of Labor’s interactive website, My Next Move for Veterans, helps veterans learn about their career options. It is designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers and want to Continue reading

Think ahead: Transition Tips and Resources

Prepare for transition to civilian life with these recommendations for active duty service members and family. by Elizabeth Samet The military has taught you many skills, including preparation and organization. These two skills will be especially important post-service, according to career Continue reading