soft skills

Military Transition: How ‘Soft Skills’ Help Get the Job

You have seen the articles about the lack of certain skills in employees and companies concerns about not being able to find people with critical skills.  Many of these are so-called ‘soft skills.’  You may not think of it at first but when it comes to many highly-valued and highly-sought-after “soft skills”, most members […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military Transition: How ‘Soft Skills’ Help Get the Job

The Value of Your ‘soft skills’

sucWe don’t think of jobs in the military as conferring anything “soft” to members. Yet, when it comes to the highly-valued and highly-sought-after “soft skills” required to keep organizations operating effectively, members of the military have a definite advantage.
How Veterans Can Get and Retain Good Jobs
At a workshop on workforce development, large corporations described […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Military in Transition|Comments Off on The Value of Your ‘soft skills’

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?
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