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How to Discuss Gaps in your Employment due to your Military Transition

4 years ago from Kristin Garcia

Explaining the gaps in your employment history can be both nerve wracking and confusing for most people. As many Veterans decide to leave the Military...

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5 Great Resume Tips Especially For Veterans

4 years ago from Michelle Schmidt

Writing a resume can be tough for anyone, but as a veteran, it can be particularly challenging trying to translate your military experience into civilian...

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May I babysit your kids?

4 years ago from Jacqueline Contreras, CPRW

The following is an exercise I like to do in my Résumé Writing Workshop. I choose someone in the class who has a child...

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The Two R's of a Successful Job Search

4 years ago from Jacqueline Contreras, CPRW

"Relevancy and Research."

That’s how I start every employment workshop I teach, no matter what the topic. Relevancy and research are all you need...

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How to Write a Civilian Resume - Tips & Advice

4 years ago from Bruce Montville

Years ago, I found that many veterans speak 'military' in their resumes because they have had no help with resumes they present for civilian work. ...

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Resume & Cover Letter for a Multi-Talented Individual

4 years ago from Stefan Beyer

I see quite a few questions regarding how to formulate a resume and how to include outside talents. In short, mention your duties on teams...

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Team Accomplishments Are Critical

4 years ago from Jim Schreier

One of the challenging aspects for veterans entering (or returning to) the civilian workforce is the transferability of skills. I’ve been asked, and frequently...

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Resume Layout Advice

4 years ago from Rachel Marti

My friends and family often come to me for resume building advice. Do you need an Objective? Should you list your references? It can be...

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Recommended Resume Format

5 years ago from Brian Hunter

Most companies now utilize scanning systems technologies to search for Talent whom match the criteria they are looking for. You do not want to adversely...

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The Craft of a Cover Letter

5 years ago from Luis Angelo Gomez

A common challenge for many job applicants is writing a cover letter, as many applicants hesitate about what to say and how to say it. ...

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