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Jim Schreier

Advisor

Role and Company

Founder, 212 Leadership/Career Coaching

Expertise

50 years experience in consulting

Location

Milwaukee, WI

About Jim

U.S. Army 1968-1970 B.S. Human Resources & Marketing, MBA, Ph.D. in Education Career long management and leadership training for both profit and non-profit organizations in multiple industries. Extensive experience training managers and organizations on hiring and interviewing. Focus on "strategic exploration," thinking about the future. Author, assessment guide, and coach for careers, interviewing skills, resumes, etc.

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Articles by Jim

9 years ago

Am I My Resume?

Despite the ever-evolving technology that has revolutionized the job seeking and hiring processes in today’s organizations, the resume has...

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9 years ago

A Major Resume Error: "MS - Office Skills"

I have evaluated hundreds of resumes, both in the role of a career counselor and as a consultant to hiring...

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8 years ago

Job Search Techniques: Remember Drills

Remember the drills from basic training – the constant and probably for many boring, meaningless repetition for marching, weapons, and formations. ...

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8 years ago

Team Accomplishments Are Critical

One of the challenging aspects for veterans entering (or returning to) the civilian workforce is the transferability of skills. I...

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8 years ago

5 Challenges & Realities that Veteran Job Seekers Face

As each year passes, job seekers face new challenges and new realities, driven by emerging technologies and ever-changing economic factors....

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one year ago

Superman or Wonder Woman Does Not Belong on Your Resume

Superman or Wonder Woman Does Not Belong on Your Resume

I recently evaluated the resume of an individual who is...

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one year ago

Futuring Skills -- A Veteran Advantage

Transitioning military and veterans often have an advantage with a critical skill for today’s world. They likely have experience...

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11 months ago

Veterans and Emotional Intelligence

Veterans and Emotional Intelligence

According to a “major study” published in 2017, veterans lack Emotional Intelligence. Employers, managers, and others consistently...

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10 months ago

Leadership Lessons from Memorial Day

Honoring Sacrifice and Inspiring Greatness

Memorial Day is a revered observance dedicated to honoring the men and women who have...

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10 months ago

Rest: More Important Now than Ever Before

Amidst the scores of memories from my time served, two things stand out related to a much-discussed topic today. Stress,...

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9 months ago

"Ghosting" - Another Challenge for Veterans

“Ghosting” as part of the recruiting and hiring process has become a prominent issue based on reports from several sources. ...

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6 months ago

How to Tell Accomplishment Stories Effectively

You’ve organized the information you want to use for your resume. You’ve followed some good advice. You’ve...

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5 months ago

From Service to Success: Creating Your Future with Vision Boards

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a pivotal and challenging time for veterans. It's a period filled with...

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3 months ago

Tackling Substance Abuse Challenges for Transitioning Veterans in the Workplace

The challenges of substance abuse among active-duty military and veterans are well documented. They include the challenges of drug use,...

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Jim's Recent Answers

4 months ago

Can anyone recommend good resources for life coaching that would be all encompassing -- career, family, health, etc.?

If you check out some of the articles I've posted on this site or visit 212-Careers.com, you'll discover that...

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5 months ago

Career goals

I definitely agree with the "career assessment" recommendation with the caution that the results need to be carefully interpreted for...

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5 months ago

What should i worry the most

Lots of excellent advice for you already. Really use the resources on this site. It's serious, very well-intended information. Don't...

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one year ago

What document(s) did you use to start building your resume?

Lots of very specific advice for Veterans on a dedicated page at 212-Careers.com The key to "how to start"...

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one year ago

What interview advice do you have?

Some very specific advice for veterans -- but also some strong advice for all at 212-Careers.com The focus of...

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