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Finding the Right Civilian Job for You

In the military, finding the right branch to serve is about finding the right fit for you. It is the same deal in the civilian job search. Before you commit the job, here are a few ways to make sure the company is a good fit for you. 1. Do some research online. Before you ...

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4 On-The-Job Connections You Should Make

You've just landed a new job or are starting in a new position with your current employer. Networking is a great way to meet new co-workers and can help you out in different situations. Here are our top four on-the-job connections you should make. 1. Mentor During your time in the military, there was most ...

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School Supplies You Actually Need for College

Are you heading to college for the first time? Since you’re transitioning from the military, you're already a pro at being prepared. Here are our top five picks for must-have supplies. 1. The right books You're time in the armed forces taught you the importance of having the right supplies. Having the right books for ...

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Customize That Civilian Resume—Dos and Don’ts

You hear all the time about what you should and shouldn't do with your resume. Customizing your resume is a great way to show off your specific skills and talents. Here are some do's and don'ts for customizing that resume. 1. DO tailor your resume to each job you are applying to. Be sure to ...

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How to Stand Out in a Group Interview

Being selected to interview for a company is a good thing—then you find out it’s a group interview with multiple candidates competing for the same position. Don’t be discouraged. Your time in the armed forces will come in handy and will help set you apart from the other interviewees. Here are four tips on how ...

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How to Save Money on a Tight Budget

Saving money on a tight budget is never easy. But since you served your nation, you have earned some benefits that can help. Here are five ways to save money. Take advantage of the benefits you have earned. Being in the armed forces allots you certain benefits. Make sure you are aware of those benefits ...

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How to Ask For a Promotion in Civilian Careers

In the civilian workforce, promotions are much different from those given in the service. Here are some ways to ask your boss for that job upgrade. You’ve been at your job a while and feel you are a strong contributor to the team. The next logical step — promotion. Here are four tips on how ...

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How to Deal With a Co-Worker You Can’t Stand

Learning to deal with a co-worker you don't really care for can be difficult, but necessary. Here are four important tips to help keep the peace at the office. 1. Be civil. Being civil, even when it's the last thing in the world you want to do, is a skill you most likely learned while ...

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Don’t Let Yourself Become an Obsolete Worker

It can be hard to find a job, especially a job you like. But if you are fortunate to be able to go to work every day and enjoy what you do, you’ll want to make sure you don’t become an obsolete worker. Here are five tips to help keep you looking favorable to your ...

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8 Steps to Buy Your Dream Car

So you're out of the service and it's time to finally buy your dream car you've been thinking about forever or maybe you just want to trade in that POS clunker you've had since the 90's. Car shopping can be a fun process, but also stressful. Here are eight steps to keep the process pain free. 1. ...

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