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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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

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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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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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A Targeted Approach to Using Social Media

Between your current active duty job and navigating your transition and civilian job search, there isn’t much time left to spend on social media. But with a focused approach, social media sites like LinkedIn can be a great help to Continue reading

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A Good Mentor: Don’t Leave the Military without It

Having an industry mentor can help you reach your goals and advance your career. A good mentor can be especially helpful when transitioning from the military to civilian workplace. A mentor can help not only with your transition, but in 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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