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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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Social Media Top Tips

Here is a quick list of our top tips for using social media in your job search: Use a professional-looking profile photo (keep it consistent) Load your profile with your most relevant skills (searchable keywords & phrases) Get LinkedIn’s free Continue reading

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