10 Advantages of Hiring A Veteran

By | 2017-01-17T16:40:36+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

A number users responded to the question "What are the advantages of hiring someone who has been in the U.S. Military?" Of the responders, retired Marine sergeant and current hiring manager Jon Davis outlined ten key reasons employers should hire military veterans. 1. Veterans come from a previous culture built for mission accomplishment in mind.  [...]

Do You Think You May Be Overqualified?

By | 2017-01-09T17:52:48+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

Target your resume To keep your resume in consideration, even for positions that are of a very different level from your previous jobs, consider these methods: Address the issue. Use your resume's summary or objective section to highlight your interests, values, or other reasons why this is not just any job to you. If you have a management background, [...]

Top 10 Career Tips For Veterans

By | 2017-01-09T17:53:27+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

1) Prepare: You should be thinking about transitioning out well before you actually do. Think in terms of months or years, not weeks. Job searching is difficult and often takes a long time, and it's even harder if your chosen career requires post-secondary education that you don't yet possess. The key is to form at [...]

9 Obstacles Standing Between You & Success This Year

By | 2017-01-09T17:54:07+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there’s another factor that’s often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it. To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to take a hard look at how you live [...]