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Special Tips for Women Veterans

Military women transitioning to the civilian world over the past decade have had higher rates of unemployment than men. What can you do to ensure you find the right job and succeed?  The following information can help you.
1. Take advantage of every transition program offered.
Research shows that those who start the job search at […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Special Tips for Women Veterans

3 Tips for Effective References

“We had two top candidates for a senior job. One whose references were glowing and one whose took forever to respond and then barely remembered the person.”

– HR Executive.

“I can always find ways to get references to tell me a lot about the person I am checking on.”

– top Corporate Recruiter

“If all his references […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Effective References

We Wanted to Help Your Job Search but You Blew It

Recently I was at a meeting with military folks transitioning to the civilian work world. Several asked for my card. Not one has contacted me in the weeks since.

An old friend has been looking for work for a year. Many people who know him ask me about his progress. And then say ‘he never followed-up’ about […]

By |May 29th, 2013|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on We Wanted to Help Your Job Search but You Blew It

Too Soon Old – Are You A Job Seeker Over 40?

When I give career development seminars, there are often questions about age discrimination. Yes, discrimination is illegal. And yes, it does still occur.

There recently was a job posting on a professional group’s email list for an entry-level position which also included the word “young.” And the list erupted. More often the ads contain code […]

By |May 8th, 2012|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on Too Soon Old – Are You A Job Seeker Over 40?

Avoiding Self Sabotage

Every day I see bright, competent, experienced professionals who sabotage their job search.

Often the mistakes they make are with simple aspects of their job hunt.

Whether transitioning from the military or a veteran looking for a new job, you can maximize your success by avoiding these common errors.

Fortunately, much of your military training and experience […]

By |February 1st, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Avoiding Self Sabotage
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