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Climbing the Job Search Ladder

climbing the ladderUnderstanding the job search process as a ladder and knowing how to climb each rung to get to the next is the key to landing the job offer.

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Make a Lasting Impression: What to Wear to an Interview?

Man in suitKnowing what to wear to an interview is important. For transitioning service members, this can really cause a headache. Let’s think about it. One outfit has practically been the main staple in your closet while serving in the military...your duty uniform. The first impression you give to an interviewer, even before you speak, will be preceded by the clothes that you are wearing. It is critical that you take the time to properly research how to dress for the position that you want.

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10 Questions Military Veterans Should Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Questions Military Veterans Should Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Congratulations! You have the job offer in hand. You have spent months perfecting your resume, honing your interview skills, searching and applying for jobs online, and now you have the offer. But should you accept it? You've spent so much time and energy pursuing the job offer, but have you truly considered whether this job is a good fit for you? Here are 10 questions to ask that will give you real insight into the company, the role, and whether it will fit you.

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The Consultative Interview Technique

The consultative interview is a technique that lets you show value to the employer immediately.  It can make the difference that lands you the job.

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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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How To Identify My Accomplishments

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Success 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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Interview Preparation – Tactics for Success – Reconnaissance

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Veterans would never go outside the wire without preparation but too many do just that when it comes to interviewing for a job. Here is how to how to apply reconnaissance skills to ensure interview success.

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Interview Preparation – Tactics for Success – Rehearsal

Veterans would never go outside the wire without preparation but too many do just that when it comes to interviewing for a job. Here is how you can apply your military training to ensure success in the job interview process.

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How Veterans Get Hired at SolarCity

solar panel technicianAdvice from SolarCity veteran recruiters on how veterans can improve their chance of getting hired.

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Job Interviews: How Do You Pass Muster?

job interview pic sm.jpgPrepping for a job interview is a multi-step process: Research, Get Ready, Do It, and Follow Up.  Don't skimp on the steps.

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Effective Interviewing

How to interview. First take a deep breath, You're going to be fabulous.

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