When applying for a position as a supervisor, manager or for any role where you will be responsible for directing the work of others it’s likely that you will be asked the question: “How do you lead others?”
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Sep 15, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
When faced with a question regarding your ability, and comfort level, with working on a team, take advantage of the opportunity to reinforce how your military career has provided you with specific team-building skills above and beyond what other applicants may have experienced.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
Don't let the job interview question "Tell me about your biggest failure" throw you. Prepare for the question by knowing how to pick a failure, keeping the set up short, and spending most of your time talking about the lessons you learned from the failure.
Comments  by Tanyia — Posted on Aug 13, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
You nailed the job interview doing some extensive interview preparation. But what should you do after the interview to seal the deal? The communication after the interview can be just as crucial as the interview itself. Here are some post-interview follow up tips for military veterans that will help you land the job.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Aug 06, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
The job interview question "Give me an example of a significant accomplishment" will come up. Know how to talk about your accomplishment in civilian terms, know what you're going to say, and know that you'll be successful.
Comments  by Tanyia — Posted on Jul 11, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
Little in my military service and experience prepared me for the variety, purpose or competitiveness of job interviews. I suspect many other transitioning veterans may feel the same way. But job interviews are at the heart of the hiring decision. So if you want to succeed, you must learn how to prepare for them.
Comments  by Randall Scasny — Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
How you answer the question "Tell Me About Yourself" sets the tone for the rest of the interview. The answer to that question can make or break the interview.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Jun 24, 2018 in Veteran Interviewing
Work from home scams involving interviews over Google Hangouts are on the rise. These scammers are out to steal thousands of dollars from you. They can be clever and persuasive. Don't fall for it. Read more to learn how these scams work.
by Sean — Posted on Jun 12, 2018 in Veteran Transition
Understanding 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.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Dec 28, 2015 in Veteran Job Search
Comments  by Tanyia — Posted on Oct 11, 2015 in General
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.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Sep 13, 2015 in Veteran Interviewing
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.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Jul 30, 2015 in General
Veteran 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.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Veteran Transition
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?”
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in Veteran Resumes
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.
Comments  by Sean — Posted on Jan 29, 2015 in Veteran Interviewing