Military Transition Career Development Resources 2018-03-20T15:24:16+00:00

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Sometimes Your Military Rank Won’t Translate To Civilian Careers

You’ve transitioned to civilian life, but every job you find expects you to start at the bottom. Did you spend your last few years in service for this? Why don’t employers recognize the experience you ...

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Americans Bought a Record Number of Cars and Trucks in 2016 — Why That’s Good News for Career-Seeking Veterans.

Whether you’re a muscle car purist or are saving up for your very own state-of-the-art Tesla, it’s hard to deny that the automotive industry is going through a major growth spurt. U.S. consumers in 2016 ...

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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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3 Professional Ways To Brag On Yourself and Land The Job

By  Katherine Gauthier Raise your hand if you have ever applied for a job. Now keep your hand up if you felt like you forgot how to respond in complete sentences when your potential employer ...

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Career-Building Tips While on Active Duty

Separating from active duty can be tough. Those of us who have been through it can attest that even in the best circumstances, the personal and career-building aspects of transitions can be stressful. The vast differences ...

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Fighting For You

Michael Michaud represented the 2nd Congressional District of Maine – a huge chunk of the state – from 2003 to 2015. As a congressman, Michaud was known for his work on behalf of America’s veterans. ...

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How to Handle Tough Job Interview Questions. Ace the Interview!

We’ve all been there at one point or another. Whether it’s a promotion board, an elementary school spelling bee, or maybe on a nightmare date, sometimes we’re pitched a question that has no easy answer. ...

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Becka Davidson, On Teaching Yoga and Owning Your Own Business

Photo Credit: Joel Davidson Becka Davidson, a Navy cryptologic veteran and former chief, took a few minutes to answer my questions about how she pursued her passion for yoga. After transitioning from her 13 years in ...

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Body Language: 5 Techniques to Use While Interviewing

It is no myth that first impressions are key to building future relationships. As military veterans and service members, we are all too familiar with the concept that "perception is truth." With that in mind, ...

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How to Professionally Quit a Job You Hate

Many people get up every day and go to jobs they hate. Whether it’s a supervisor you don’t agree with, a negative environment or just a position you may have outgrown, no one wants to ...

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So You’re Interested in Becoming a Teacher After the Military…

The world of teaching can be a rewarding and meaningful career choice. If you’re reading this, then I’m guessing you are considering a career in education but may not be sure if it’s the right ...

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3 Surprising Jobs in Manufacturing That Are Great For Vets

For many veterans, manufacturing jobs bring to mind images of the old days of heavy industry—the gritty, dirty work of steel-making or the massive assembly lines of Detroit auto plants. While those kinds of traditional ...

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6 Careers in Insurance That Don’t require a College Degree

Insurance is a mysterious thing. We rely on it, we expect it to be there when we need it, but most of us don’t really spend much time thinking about it. Heck, my father and ...

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4 Job Search Apps Veterans Should Be Using Right Now

Are you looking for a job board for veterans? Using apps right on your phone can make job searching easy. But with hundreds of apps available to job seekers, which ones are the most simple ...

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Where the Jobs Are: 5 Hot Industries Hiring in the New Year

Need a civilian job when you get out of the military? The Labor Department provides a monthly report that shows which employers are doing the most hiring. Professional/business services Employers in this category hired 52,000 ...

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6 Companies That Want To Hire Veterans Right NOW!

Whether you’re preparing for your upcoming transition into the civilian sector or you’ve been out for a while and you’re looking for a better career with a company that loves to hire veterans, our companies ...

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How Long Should You Stay in Your Defense Contractor Position? We Break It Down!

Photo Credit: RAF Brize Norton   Gone are the days that company loyalty is valued above all other aspects of the employer/employee relationship. Mega corporations and fast-changing needs have created an atmosphere of turnover, especially ...

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Defense Contractor Jobs For Veterans – You’re A Perfect Fit!

Photo Credit: Dan Kuttel   Let us start out with a definition of defense contractor to have a better understanding as to why a veteran career path may correlate. Per the encyclopedia-based definition, “A defense ...

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Veteran Recruiting Agency Orion International Tells All Webinar. A Must Watch!

SPONSORED Bri Phillis, Digital Marketing Manager for G.I. Jobs, interviewed the team at Orion International, the Nation’s largest military veteran recruiting agency. Orion  finds civilian careers for Junior Military Officers, Noncommissioned Officers, Enlisted Technicians, and Combat ...

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