Best Practices for Asking for Recommendations

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Asking for Recommendations Best Practices While candidate-supplied recommendations are sometimes looked upon with a certain degree of skepticism (after all, candidates aren’t likely to provide negative recommendations), they are still an important part of the job search process. HR professionals, recruiters, hiring managers, and others do look at references—whether supplied by candidates, or sought out […]

Resume Help for Military Veterans & Military Spouses

Resume Tips for Veterans

Resume Writing Tips for the Transitioning Veteran If you’re looking to get hired, having a powerful, purposeful resume detailing your skills, experience, and the unique value that you bring to an employer is a leading tool in your toolkit. Many job seekers struggle with writing a resume. There are countless resume types to choose from: […]

Getting Maximum Traction From Your LinkedIn Profile

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How To Get Maximum Traction From Your LinkedIn Profile LinkedIn is an excellent, but sometimes overlooked, resource for military veterans looking for civilian jobs. It has become a go-to source of information and connections with potential candidates used by recruiters, HR professionals, hiring managers—and job candidates.   Here, LinkedIn experts share their advice for how […]

Networking Tips from Brian Arrington of Vets2Industry

Brian Arrington of Vets2Industry Part 1

Job Search Networking Tips Growing your professional network will help you at any point in your career journey. Whether you’re a few years out from your military transition, or you are already in the civilian workforce, networking is a powerful way to keep your options open, help others to do the same, and just keep […]

Applying For a Job in a New (To You) Industry

How to Change Jobs

Applying for a Job in a New Industry Sometimes it’s just time for a change.  Maybe you’ve worked in one specific type of job, or industry, for quite a while, but you’re ready to make a change. How can you position yourself to compete with others who have direct experience and land the job? Understand […]

Stack Up Combats Veteran Suicide Through Gaming Community

MilitaryHire interviews Stephen Machuga, Founder and CEO of Stack Up

Video Games Preventing Veteran Suicide It’s National Video Games Day today. Video games are more than just fun to play. They help with mental health issues and can reduce the risks of veteran suicide.   We talked with Stephen Machuga, Founder and CEO of Stack Up, about the organization’s Overwatch program. Available 24/7/365, it provides […]

Military Transition to Civilian for Women Veterans

Women Veterans

Female Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life Transitioning from military service into a civilian career can present unique challenges, especially for women veterans. We connected with Bobbi Young of Inspired Growth Portal to talk about making the move to civilian life. Video Transcript: Andrew: Hi, I’m Andrew with Military Hire, and this month, we are highlighting women veterans. We recently sat […]

Military Hire and Operation: Job Ready Veterans Form Alliance to Help Military Families in Transition

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Operation: Job Ready Veterans & Military Hire Partner Military Hire and Operation: Job Ready Veterans announce a partnership of their organizations in an effort to connect veterans and their families to support veteran transition to civilian life.   As part of this agreement, Military Hire will provide awareness to promote the mission and message of Operation: Job Ready Veterans while connecting its […]

Support for Women Veterans and Military Transitions: The MSI Network

Military Sisterhood Initiative

Supporting Women Veterans Transitioning from the Military Military transition for women veterans can be a challenging time. As you leave the military and enter into civilian life, you are presented with significant changes, unfamiliar situations, and so many decisions—it can be overwhelming. Lack of childcare options, financial instability, and not having a strong community and […]

Veterans Day 2019: Appreciation and Thanks to Veterans from

Today We Honor All Who Served

Veterans Day 2019 Since 1954 Veterans Day has honored all who have served their country through military service. The holiday is always held on the same day without exception unlike other Federal Holidays that are often moved to provide a three-day weekend. November 11 was originally set aside in 1919 to remember those who honored […]