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How Long Can You Take to Respond to A Job Offer?

You mastered the interview questions and answers and It happened! You've been offered a job. Suddenly anxiety and anticipation have given way to cold reality: Do you want this job or not? Here's how long you can take to answer a job offer, and what you should consider before you say yes or no. The job ...

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A Marine’s Reflection on Veterans Day

Original article published on MilitarySpouse.com The 11th of November is recognized around the world as “Armistice Day,” and was first celebrated in 1918 at the cessation of the First World War. Since that day, the combatant nations have developed their own traditions about the day, the most common being a 2-minute silence observed at 11:00 AM (the eleventh ...

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What Your Interviewer Is Thinking (But May Not Ask)

Interviews are stressful. What will you be asked? What is the interviewer looking for? The first part is anyone's guess, but there are a multitude of articles with common interview questions — and it's not a bad idea to rehearse some answers to those common questions. But the second part may be the most nerve-racking. ...

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4 Answers to ‘Why Do You Want to Work at This Company?’

One of the most common interview questions is, "Why do you want to work for this company?" If it catches you off guard, you may hesitate, grow flustered and ramble, and leave the impression that you don't really want to work for the company at all. Or you may say something like "because I need a ...

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Who Else Wants To Master This Interview Question: What Is Your Biggest Weakness?

  If you're transitioning out of the military and looking for a job, there are sure to be some interviews in your future. One of the most difficult interview questions is the dreaded, "What's your biggest weakness?" And it's somehow never easy to answer, even if you've thought about it beforehand. Here's why interviewers ask ...

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5 Steps for Scheduling the Premier Interview Slot

When you get a call for an interview, it may be after months of searching, or it may be for a job you really want. Perhaps in the excitement you'll schedule the interview as soon as possible, or you'll be so eager to please that you'll agree to whatever time they suggest. However, research shows ...

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10 Impressive Questions to Ask in an Interview

That application you submitted resulted in an interview, and now you're ready to land the job. You've researched the company, you've practiced your interview answers and set out your suit and tie. But is there anything else you can do to get an edge, to further impress your interviewer? As it happens, there is: Nearly every interview ...

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How to Talk About a Prior Service Injury (Without Scaring Employers)

One reality facing some veterans is prior service injuries. These can be as simple and harmless as partial hearing loss, or something serious which requires constant management like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). What do employers need to know about your prior service injuries? What are you required to tell them? And ...

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5 Tips for Networking on a College Campus

If your plan to transition from the military starts with college, you're in for a good time. Most colleges are built to handle the kid just out of high school who is not quite ready for responsibility. You might find the academics hard, but the rest of your college life will probably be pretty easy ...

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Workplace Attire: Navigating the More Casual Workspace

Your transition classes are supposed to prepare you for civilian work, which includes dressing appropriately. In fact, you may be told to attend class not in uniform but in "professional attire," which means a suit and tie. Today's workplace is often somewhat casual, although certainly not to the point of jeans and a T-shirt. Here's how to successfully ...

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