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Veteran Transition Timeline – 2 Years Out

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If you have two or more years until you transition from the military, here are the steps you should take now to ensure a successful transition. Even if you have less than two years, these steps are important and can be done on a compressed schedule.

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Veteran Transition Timeline – How to Prepare to Transition from the Military

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Transitioning from the military can be a complex and challenging process. This timeline helps you sort out what you should be doing and when you should do it.

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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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Inside SolarCity's Veteran Hiring Initiative

SolarCity has recently launched an ambitious Veteran Hiring Initiative. They need to double their number of employees each year until 2018! This article provides a view from the inside...

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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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A Veteran Transition Success Story – Army LTC

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Here is the story of Brian's successful transition to civilian employment after retiring from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. Keep reading to learn from his success.

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Called Out for Military Jargon in my Resume

I was recently called out for too much military jargon in my resume. Here is how I fixed it and how you can fix your resume.

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Why Should I Hire You?

Veterans' resumes often read as a laundry list of duty assignments. Listing responsibilities but not achievements, they fail to answer the question “why should I hire you?” Here's how to make sure your resume helps you land your next job.

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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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Effective Interviewing

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

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