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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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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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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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How To "Really" Use The Web to Get Hired

Successful job hunters merge traditional job-hunting techniques with the Web to get results--fast!

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What Can Older Workers Do To Get Hired

Though age discrimination is illegal, many older job seekers have trouble landing a job. older exec jobs for veterans.jpgHere's what you can do to land that job in spite of your age.

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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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The Top 10 Things Job Seekers Are Doing RIGHT!

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The top 10 things job seekers are doing RIGHT!  You so often hear about all the mistakes job candidates are doing wrong.  What are they doing right and how can you do the right things to get you hired now?

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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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Jobs, not Pity for Veterans

I pity the fool who doesn't hire veteransThe veteran returning from war and suffering from PTSD is a frequent theme in pop culture and the media. You might easily be fooled into thinking this was the case for all veterans. But the vast majority of veterans do not suffer from PTSD and are ready to apply their dedication, loyalty, commitment, and work ethic into being highly productive members of society.


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Why You Need A Good Cover Letter

In real terms, a cover letter functions more as a persuasive, sales pitch letter than a dry business communication.

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The "Netiquette" of Internet Communications

Using the Internet to job search, where there is no face-to-face or even voice-to-voice interactions, it is easy to misinterpret the tone or implication inherent in email or other Internet messages being sent or received. Read on as we provide pointers to keep you appropriate and successful in your Internet Job Search.

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Sample Plain Text Resume

Sample Plain Text Resume

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Why You Must Fine-Tune Your Job Hunt

fish photo submitted by SArguillo.jpg The need to fine tune your job search strategy to 'catch' the right job.

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How To Create A Persuasive Resume

 Most resumes of veterans are a complete statement of their military experience. And that is the problem: their resumes are so detailed that the reader feels overwhelmed. The sheer volume of facts obscures the meaning of those facts. Without meaning, there is no persuasion. If your resume is not persuasive, employers will not be interested enough to call you for an interview.

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