Jobs for Veterans Job search advice for transitioning veterans

Why Did You Leave the Military?

Why did you leave the militaryVeteran job seekers often struggle with the common interview question "Why did you leave the Military." To answer this question well, avoid these common pitfalls while staying true to yourself.

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Want Top Talent? Recruit Veterans

Companies devote significant energy and resources to recruit top talent. Despite their best efforts, they often are unable to fill open positions with talent that truly meets their needs. A sure route to overcoming this challenge is to hire veterans.

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Transition Success Story - Army CPT

The story of how one Army Captain pursued a program of training, certifications, and relevant additional duties to transition from combat arms officer to a career in Information Technology.

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Basic Training: The 3C's of Military Career Transitions

Basic training.jpgUse this model to both understand and structure how you prepare for your transition. The model, the 3C's of Military Career Transitions, maps the stages of a transition, credentials, communication , and competition.

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Developing a Strategy for Hiring Military Veterans

Want to develop a strategy for hiring military veterans?  How will they best fit into your organization’s recruitment goals?  One thing is clear: the hiring of veterans will be the best recruiting decision your company has ever made.

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Veteran Transition Timeline - 6 Months Out

Just six months left! You are almost a civilian! Use your last six months in the military wisely by setting yourself up for a successful transition. Follow these steps.

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Before you look for a job, PLEASE fix your Facebook account

If you're looking for a new job, clean up your public Facebook persona first!

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Employers Are Telling You What They Want. Are You Listening?

Employers tell you what they want but you must read and listen to what they are saying. And sometimes employers tell you point blank how they are searching for job candidates. They list their search keywords right in the job ad!

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The Title of your Resume IS IMPORTANT!

joes resume.jpg The title of your Resume guarantees whether it gets viewed or not.  Make sure you've carefully crafted your resume's name to include your experience and what kind of job you are looking for.  This will help ensure that the job you want is yours. 

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How To Identify My Accomplishments

jobs for veterans resume interview accomplishmentsSuccess in the job search depends on communicating your accomplishments both in your resume and during the interview. But how do you identify your accomplishments beyond “I did my job and I did it well?”

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Why Some Military Resumes Do Not Work

Understanding the competitive layer of a resume is the difference between resumes that don't work and resumes that get you interviews.

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Veteran Transition Timeline - 1 Year Out

When you have one year until you transition from the military, here are the steps you should take to ensure success.

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How to Hire Military Veterans

Is your company looking to reap the rewards of hiring U.S. military veterans?  Learn more about how best to hire vets.

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How To Improve A Non-Performing Resume

A non-performing resume is one that has not persuaded a recruiter or an employer to call you for an interview. Or worse, it's a resume posted on the Internet that is ever "found" by hiring managers who conduct computer searches to find job candidates.

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Veteran Transition Timeline – 2 Years Out

jobs for veterans.If you have two or more years until you transition from the military, here are the steps you should take now to ensure a successful transition. Even if you have less than two years, these steps are important and can be done on a compressed schedule.

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