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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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The Welding Industry and Texas: A Match Made in Heaven

welding jobs for veterans infographic If you're a veteran transitioning back into civilian life, one career option to consider is that of a welder.

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You are the Target of a Sophisticated Scam

Job seekers everywhere are being targeted by a sophisticated scam. If you are a job seeker, you are a target. Here's how to keep yourself safe.

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The Young Veteran's Special: The Key To Getting Hired

Don't be confused about what Employers are looking for.  This article covers how to get noticed by an employer, in other words, the key to getting hired.

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Are Your Salary Expectations In Line With Reality?

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Are Your Salary Expectations In Line With Reality? The salary you expect should not be based solely on what you earn now in the U.S. Military. Your future salary could be more or less, depending on a variety of business factors.

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How to Get Noticed by a Recruiter

Recruiters have direct connections to hiring managers and often don't get paid unless they find the right candidate for a job. That means recruiters can be a key ally in your job search process.

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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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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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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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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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