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6 Ways Veterans Can Get Support

2 years ago from Kevin Gardner

There are countless veterans who have given everything to their country. When members of the military return home, readjusting to life in the states isn't...

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The "Smart 5th Grader Test" for Military Résumés (and Civilians Too!)

2 years ago from Scott Vedder

I'm proud to have helped thousands of military veterans with their career transition, résumés, and interviews. By far one of the most common...

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How to Be Prepared When They Ask You: "Do You Have Any Questions for Us?"

2 years ago from Jason Kugel

Questions for interviews:

An interview is actually about how you can help your future boss and future employer succeed. It’s about finding out what...

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What I wish people knew about military spouses

2 years ago from Lee Holifield

ACP added military spouse mentoring in 2019. As both a long-term mentor and a military spouse, here’s what I wish people knew about us:

  1. We...
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7 Strategies to Learn for Veterans to Find a Job Through Social Media

4 years ago from Richard Nolan

Job hunting is not an easy task especially with the high number of unemployed people. Social media has however made it a little easier for...

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7 Networking Myths Veterans are Told

4 years ago from Jane Hurst

Transitioning veterans may feel daunted about the job market. From personal brands to networking, you have heard different advice including some advice that is incorrect....

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How to effectively present your military skills in CV

4 years ago from Jack White

Military staff and war veterans are facing a lot of difficulties trying to find a civilian job. According to the official report, there are almost [22...

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7 Behavioral/Structured Interview Tips

4 years ago from John Day

I originally wrote this in 2016 - but it still applies today...

I participated in a Veterans in Aerospace symposium yesterday providing this same advice to...

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What is More Important: Creating a CV or Writing a Letter of Application?

4 years ago from Paula Hicks

Recruiting is a serious business. On average, US companies spend $4 thousand dollars to fill an open position and find the best...

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11 Career Planning Tips

4 years ago from Chad Storlie

1. What do I Bring to a Company?

Too often, veterans only consider their technical skills and do not leverage their full range of military skills...

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