Military in Transition Interview Insights 2018-03-20T15:19:51+00:00

7 Tips to Crush Your Next Video Interview

As companies seek to control costs while having access to a broad range of candidates, many recruiters are using video interviews as a way to screen potential hires.

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Post-9/11 Veterans Find Incredible Careers in Business Services, Where Specialized Firms Provide Services to Other Businesses

Adam Locklin can't decide which is the best part of his job: fighting cybercrime at the financial giant PwC* or being part of his company's Veterans Affinity Network, where he's taken part in ceremonies and ...

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9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotitation

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson You’re 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview ...

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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 ...

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3 Main Things You Need to Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

Have you spent hours applying to jobs posted on company websites only to hear nothing back? Have you been using the same resume over and over again when applying to different jobs? Have you noticed ...

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What to Expect During the Hiring Process

As a military member, you’ve come to expect things to happen in a certain way. When you’re on a military installation there is "Reveille" in the morning and "Retreat" each evening, and in a movie ...

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Interview Preparation Tips And Advice

Most of the interview preparation tips and advice you come across are focused on what you should do to prepare for the actual interview – conducting research on the company, practicing interview questions and planning a ...

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Interview Preparation: Ensure You Complete Your Mission

As a former P-3 mission commander, I knew the success of my mission and the safety of my crew depended on paying close attention to the intelligence briefing. Now, as a business owner, I know ...

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How to Master the Post-Interview Follow-Up

Your job interview is the culmination of a lot of work. You've prepared and polished your resume, gone through TAP or ACAP, read your back issues of G.I. Jobs, passed the online screening questions and ...

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3 Reasons Why a Tough Job Interview is Better for You

In a previous article we discussed 5 things to do to prepare for a job interview but now we want to talk about what happens after. So you’ve just gotten out of a brutal job interview. ...

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5 Must-Know Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired!

The interview process can feel stacked in favor of the employer, but that isn’t necessarily the case if you come prepared with interview questions and answers. I encourage veterans to realize that their time is ...

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3 Great Alternative Ways to Use GI Bill Benefits

#SPONSORED If you’ve earned your GI Bill benefits, you might be unsure of what exactly to do with it. After all, hours of sitting in front of someone teaching off of PowerPoint is never something ...

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Employers Recruit Veterans to Deliver the Food We Eat

SPONSORED* America loves to take out and eat out, and the inside track on the food service industry comes from two companies that make hiring veterans the main course. US Foods*, with nearly 25,000 employees ...

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The Extensive Guide to Networking With LinkedIn

NETWORKING WITH LINKEDIN Finding a job after leaving the military is almost never an easy task. Unless you’re transferring into a civilian field that directly relates to your military experience, you will need to change ...

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Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans: Part 2

I don’t know about you, but when I entered the military (slightly after the earth cooled), I had to learn an entirely new language. I didn’t know what TDY (or TAD for that matter) meant. ...

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Great Financial Literacy Tools Available to Veterans

As VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration, we often write about the VA benefits that Veterans, service members and dependents can take advantage of, and while there are many of those, there are also many financial programs and ...

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8 Useful Military Habits Veterans Take With Them

When you’re in the military, every bit of civilian life is broken out of you. When a veteran returns to civilian life, there are plenty of habits that get dropped like a bag of bricks. ...

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Dress For Success: Buying New Clothing as a Civilian

Buying new clothing for your civilian life is a sometimes overlooked cost - but it's necessary. Don’t be the veteran who wears a piece of your dress uniform to an interview. With a little planning ...

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