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Brian Edwards North Aurora, IL

How to detail project experience for PMP?

I just began putting together my project experience for a PMP application, but I'm missing details that I think might be necessary for the application. ...

General 6 answers


Ralph Pugh The Colony, TX

How to get an interview?

I feel like I can do VERY well when it comes to the interview process, however I am having a hard time even getting to...

Military to Civilian Transition 19 answers


Belinda Robinson San Antonio, TX

What resume format works for you, chronological or functional?

I'm in the process of transitioning out of the military and start my permissive leave next month. I have been submitting applications over the last...

Resumes & Cover Letters 16 answers


Mark Tegtmeyer San Antonio, TX

How should I structure a LinkedIn profile to cover all my Army Reserve experience?

This is my 4th significant deployment and I'm looking to update my LinkedIn profile accordingly. I have progressively moved up in my roles from SPC...

Career Advancement 16 answers


Richard Gummere Terre Haute, IN

I will be interviewing for an aircraft mechanic position soon and have been told that it is better to dress for the interview in a suit and tie, but instead in more "field related" attire such as a Carhartt or Dickies work uniform. Any guidance is appreciated.

I have heard that wearing the traditional interview suit was considered overdressed for interviews in the mechanical field.

Interviews 19 answers


Ben Diamond San Antonio, TX

Meaningful corporate research to prepare for a job interview

I'm interested to hear your tips on how to assess the strategic imperatives, operational approach, and technical underpinnings of a company. In other words, how...

Interviews 12 answers


Andy Cogswell Fort Belvoir, VA

Best way to highlight acquired skills for career switchers.

Hi ACP community. I am a transitioning service member and I am beginning to apply for jobs and work with recruiters. I am an active...

Military to Civilian Transition 15 answers


John Boykin Midway Park, NC

Resume Posting

I am currently looking for a career change, but I do not have the right educational background to apply for the jobs that I am...

Resumes & Cover Letters 4 answers


Michael Clark Pittsburgh, PA

How should I respond to the Salary Requirement question on a job application?

I would like to request advice on how to respond to salary requirement questions on both online applications and during an interview. I am currently...

Career Advancement 101 answers

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