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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

Job Search Success Tactics

Vets are highly successful in corporate America. For many the transition is not so easy, but success comes rapidly once you find the right opportunity.
Success Tactic 1. Build an advisory board.
Think about the people you know and what they can add to your search. Pick out several who can help you long-term as candidates […]

By |August 3rd, 2014|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Job Search Success Tactics

Job Search Lessons from May’s Military Holidays

May is the month we recognize and remember several aspects of our military:

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is a recent recognition of their support.
Armed Forces Day recognizes those currently in service.
Memorial Day recognizes those who died in war.

Memorial Day began as women, individually and in clubs, decorated the graves of Civil War soldiers with flowers. It became formalized, […]

By |May 10th, 2013|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Job Search Lessons from May’s Military Holidays

3 Success Tactics for Veterans’ Job Search

If you want a job, vets are highly successful in corporate America. For many the transition is not so easy, but success comes rapidly once they find the right opportunity.

Success Tactic 1. Join a job club

Job clubs offer you an opportunity to talk with, learn from, help, and find support with other job seekers. […]

By |January 11th, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on 3 Success Tactics for Veterans’ Job Search

Selling Yourself

You read about “Brand You,” “You as a Product” and the use of social media to “Build Your Brand” … but do you really think that way?

One of the harder aspects of a great job search is learning to think about yourself in terms of what an employer wants. That is what it really […]

By |January 1st, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Selling Yourself

Starting Your Own Business

Have you ever thought of starting and running a business? Vets do so at much higher rates than civilians. And veterans start businesses that become successful at a very high rate, too.
Do you know vets are twice as likely to be successful entrepreneurs as civilians?
Whether your interest is in being a successful solopreneur or […]

By |September 1st, 2011|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Starting Your Own Business

Beginning your Job Search

First, the good news. The unemployment rate for military retirees and those transitioning from active duty is actually lower than that of the population as a whole. And there are many vets who are successful entrepreneurs.

You want to jump into an active job search and find a job fast. Or perhaps you think that […]

By |July 1st, 2011|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Beginning your Job Search

Military transition: Use your education effectively

I went to my first tech school barely a month after arriving at my first base. You certainly have had some training too. So what do you do with all that when you are thinking about your transition?

First, as you have looked at what you want to do – your personal and professional goals – you […]

By |December 15th, 2010|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military transition: Use your education effectively
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