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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5 Ways to Successfully Showcase Your Military Skills in a Resume

Written by Aditya Sharma, Hiration Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a challenge. Veterans need to show recruiters that their military skills can be seamlessly transferred to the business world. This mission will be served by your resume. Continue reading

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Finding the Right Civilian Career

We are frequently asked how transitioning military members can best overcome the challenges in finding and landing the right civilian career opportunity. The short answer is through research, networking, and education. The longer answer is… One of the biggest challenges Continue reading

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In-person Career Networking

Career networking is important for your job search, and in-person networking allows you to build strong relationships. By attending in-person networking meetings, you can get assistance with your job search, hear about local job opportunities, and make contacts at companies Continue reading

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Resources to Check Out Before Starting Your Own Business

There are many resources offered by government agencies and non-profits to assist veterans in establishing their own business or acquiring a franchise. Leveraging this assistance can increase your probability of success. Check out these websites to get assistance with your Continue reading

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Informational Interviewing

“All too often overlooked after the network contact is made.” By Jim Dittbrenner In job search mode, the encouragement … pressure? … to network is always there.  A major piece of networking truly is to secure informational interviews with individuals Continue reading

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Navigating the Federal Job Search Process

Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with the culture and how the federal government operates. Being familiar with the culture could make your transition Continue reading

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Going Back to Civilian Life, circa 1945

The military transition process has come a long a way since the Greatest Generation was returning home from WWII. Military members coming back from service in 1945 received a 90-page little (5”x4”) booklet called “Going Back to Civilian Life” published Continue reading

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