10 Steps to Nailing a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are are often used to screen potential employees, and how well you perform on the call can determine whether you are invited to take the next step in the hiring process. Prepare for a phone interview as carefully Continue reading

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LinkedIn: Building Your Relevant Network

If you have a professional profile on LinkedIn but have not taken the next step in building your network, you are missing out on a valuable job search tool. Building your professional network on LinkedIn will help you find job Continue reading

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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

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Restart Your Job Search for the New Year

There’s no time like the present to reinvigorate your job search with some fresh ideas and enthusiasm. With the New Year comes a new outlook and endless possibilities. Revise, rethink and re-engage… Revise your resume. It is an ever-evolving document Continue reading

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Simple Tips for a Stellar Virtual Interview

Written by: Kelli Brewer Whether you found a job opportunity through a job board, a Corporate Gray job fair, or a referral from a friend, being invited for an interview in the COVID-19 era is a big deal. Now, it’s Continue reading

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A Career and School Guide for Military Spouses

Written by Nicki Escudero, reposted with permission from The Simple Dollar Blog https://www.thesimpledollar.com/financial-wellness/a-career-and-school-guide-for-military-spouses/ There are nearly 1.3 million active service members in the American military. Their valuable service plays a vital role, but often, their spouses face challenges securing employment. A 2018 Continue reading

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Do Company Research before a Job Fair – Be Prepared!

You already know the importance of researching the company before a job interview. But did you know this preparation is just as important before attending a job fair? We encourage candidates to research the attending companies ahead of time to Continue reading

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Why Should I Hire You?

By Jim Dittbrenner I sat in MOAA’s Business and Networking Group (BANG) meeting last week.  Their program, “Present Yourself with Courage and Confidence” was an excellent reminder of the simple yet often overlooked elements of getting the offers you want 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 80% 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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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

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