Common Key Skills and Action Verbs for Military-to-Civilian Resume

Source: ResumeBuilder.com Applicant Tracking Systems and hiring managers scan for relevant skills and pertinent action verbs when initially surveying potential job applicants’ resumes. When an ATS scans your resume, it’s assessing the number of keywords and phrases that meet the Continue reading Common Key Skills and Action Verbs for Military-to-Civilian Resume

Education Resources for Using Your GI Bill Benefits

Are you thinking about continuing your education as you transition from the military? There are many good resources that can help you choose an education program and school that is GI Bill eligible and right for you. Whether you are Continue reading Education Resources for Using Your GI Bill Benefits

How to Align Your Resume with the Job Description

Source: ResumeBuilder.com In order to sift through the volume of responses received for each posting, hiring managers spend an average of about seven seconds on the initial scan of a resume. They are looking for specific keywords to meet their Continue reading How to Align Your Resume with the Job Description

6 Steps to Translating Your Military Skills

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 6 Steps to Translating Your Military Skills

Top 10 Free Military Transition Resources

The list of free military-to-civilian transition resources that are out there is exhaustive, so how do you know which ones to use? To save you some time, we’ve chosen our top 10 picks that we think are worth a look. Continue reading Top 10 Free Military Transition Resources

Taking the Initiative in Following Up

Are you eagerly awaiting a phone call or email after submitting a job application or attending an interview? As my mom used to say, “Don’t hold your breath.” You’re better off taking the initiative to follow up and see where Continue reading Taking the Initiative in Following Up

The Benefits of Franchise Ownership for Veterans

By Josh Emison As seen by the steady decline in post-separation veteran unemployment, civilian companies are more likely than ever to appreciate a veteran’s experience and training. However, research shows that 43% of veterans leave their first civilian job within their Continue reading The Benefits of Franchise Ownership for Veterans

Post 9/11 GI Bill Information

The Post 9/11 GI Bill information below is shared from Frank T. Goertner’s presentation on Becoming a Lifelong Learner. ELIGIBILITY Active Duty Completed after Sept. 10, 2001 % of Maximum Amt. Payable At least 36 months 100% At least 30 Continue reading Post 9/11 GI Bill Information

Choosing Your Education & Training Wisely Pays Dividends!

Want to make an investment that will pay dividends for the rest of your working life? Then take advantage of your hard-earned educational benefits, such as the Post 9-11 GI Bill, to earn a degree, certification, or other advanced training Continue reading Choosing Your Education & Training Wisely Pays Dividends!