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Military Transition: Interviewing Tips

Many transitioning military members worry about interviews. I have talked with those who had no idea what to answer about their experiences, those who felt common questions were somehow anti-veteran, others who were sure that they were “too intense” for civilians, and many worried about what an effective answer was. In mock interviews, many […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military Transition: Interviewing Tips

Where to Work: Critical for Success

Looking at job ads? Search agents out on your favorite sites? Think that is really an effective job search?

Well, actually, no.

Many job seekers complain about never hearing back from all the resumes they have submitted to job ads.  Blasting out your resume to every possible job ad is so easy these days. It is so easy […]

By |October 29th, 2017|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on Where to Work: Critical for Success

Military Transition: It’s Just Your Future

My conversations with military in transition often demonstrate they have jumped into a job search with little planning. Whether you are transitioning after several years’ service or are retiring, you face big changes. These go beyond just job search to selecting among career options for future employment and any education choices, as well as […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military Transition: It’s Just Your Future

Military Transition: Research Cheat Sheet

As you develop your job search plan a ‘cheat sheet’ helps to uncover some common issues which you need to understand. Answers to these questions will help you select employers who meet your goals.  Later, as you interview, review the research you did on the questions to prepare for the interview. Then select questions […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military Transition: Research Cheat Sheet

FROM THE FRONT – INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEWS

Today we bring you a Guest Post by transitioning military member Charles Hulme. He originally wrote this for the Veterans Mentor Network group on LinkedIn and has added some info here. I asked him to post it here because both his process and his questions are smart. I hope you find his first person […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|Military in Transition|Comments Off on FROM THE FRONT – INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEWS

Enhancing Your Options

Once upon a time, we went from factory to factory looking for work.

Today, you have all sorts of ways to look for jobs – on company websites, on job boards, on local websites, via big aggregator sites, at job fairs, networking events, and so on.

And most importantly, through people you know.

Too many choices in […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Enhancing Your Options

How to Sharpen Your Job Search

Been hunting for a new job for awhile? Or thinking of starting a job search? Summer is a great time to ‘sharpen your saw’ to quote an old proverb.

Too many people just update an old resume, tell all their friends that they need a new job, and look at ads online. Not the best methods! […]

By |July 23rd, 2012|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on How to Sharpen Your Job Search

Planning Your Military Transition

In this video ClearedJobs.Net’s HR Specialist Patra Frame talks about the importance of military personnel using the transition services that are available to them when planning their transition to the civilian work world.

Many others have traveled this road before so learn from their mistakes, don’t repeat them. It’s helpful to talk to folks who […]

By |July 14th, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Planning Your Military Transition
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    How to Learn Civilian Lingo if You’re Transitioning Military

How to Learn Civilian Lingo if You’re Transitioning Military

May is National Military Appreciation Month. Each day this month we highlight articles to aid transitioning military in their job search and stories to honor our nation’s veterans.

Every group has its own lingo. Remember when you joined the service and hardly understood what everyone was talking about? Now you need to ‘learn the lingo’ for […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on How to Learn Civilian Lingo if You’re Transitioning Military

Marketing Yourself

Thinking of leaving the military? Already a “short-timer”? Looking for a new job? You need to know how you can move onto the right career path.

We know, based on research, that most successful people share three common practices. You can too!

The three are:

Build on your strengths.
Have goals, and act on them.
Network consistently.

1. Build on […]

By |May 1st, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Marketing Yourself