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Most of you probably have questions when it comes to resume writing. If you are not comfortable writing them consider hiring a resume writer. But if you like to write your own consider the latest trends you should be following. Don't list every school you attended Resumes are removing all unnecessary information and in 2017 are even more summarized. List only schools that are most relevant to your application or those with the...
You are leaving the military and are faced with a challenging task of developing a resume. Given that you have to figure out how to make a perfect transition to a civilian job even if your military career is rich in achievements, so we have collected a number of tips for you. Whether your military resume does not get replies from employers or you are having a hard time creating one that will, these tips will be helpful to change that....
The phone rings! Your potential new employer has invited you to a panel interview and tells you that you will be meeting with several members of the team. A panel interview is an interviewing situation where 2+ interviewers are present to interview a candidate. Usually, various types of people and departments from an organization are participating throughout the interview.  Do you suddenly grasp your chest in fear? Does...
Returning to civilian life after the service in the military is a challenge every veteran must face. In many cases, this challenge is added to with both physical and psychological wounds – the legacy of the warfare experience. One of the recent investigations into issues facing veterans and military families is the report produced by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which provided a number of alarming...
Earning a paycheck and pursuing a career can be two very different things. If you aren't advancing in your line of work you'll inevitably start feeling frustrated. Many people are so focused on doing a good job that they don't realize competence just isn't enough. In fact, that's what's expected of you. Advancing your career is about taking advantage of opportunities, even if you have to make them yourself. Here are some ways to...
Starting a writing career in today’s world may look overwhelming, but it is not an impossible task. Thanks to the creative content being one of the essential requirements in this digital era where every single organization, brand, and business is trying to be online and attract their customers. The fact that there is never going to be a shortage of writing jobs as there are so many companies that seek the service, can be reassuring as...
With offers for  debt consolidation  appearing everywhere lately it has truly become difficult to sort the scams from the legit offers. You may end up taking one of these seemingly valuable offers and end up worse off than you we’re before. So, then what you ask yourself? How are you going to fix this mess by yourself? Well, take a deep breath and relax because it really isn’t that hard. Making a Plan Now if...
History is so fascinating. Students learn about wars, famines, floods, conflicts between states and countries, and so much more. Having a military veteran for a history instructor can add so much more interest to your coursework experience. Some of the strengths they can bring to the classroom include: Experience Military veterans have the experience to understand the importance of history and how to apply it to everyday life....
You've probaby heard this before---  You only have one chance to make a good first impression . This is especially true when you are going on the all-important first interview. Here are several tips to keep in mind in order to impress the recruiter. Be Yourself Everyone has heard this before, but often it's not put into practice. Being yourself comes across as confident and secure in who you are as a person. As a result,...
As a veteran considering starting a business, you may hear conflicting opinions about writing a business plan. Why even write a business plan? There are certainly many excuses not to write one: They’re more trouble than they’re worth… It seems like a writing exercise that’s a waste of time… Nobody reads them anyway… etc. etc. These are notions many entrepreneurs and business owners share about business...
The toughest part about getting out of the army and finding a fresh job is the knowledge that no matter what work you get, you're starting from scratch. Countless companies have no idea how much work capability the military gives you, so you should assume to be considered an amateur. What Do Civilian Employers Look for in Veteran Applicants?   Companies are looking for problem-solving capability, resilience, a strong...
You know that feeling. The one that kicks into high gear as you sit in the lobby waiting for your job interview. Those butterflies won’t stop fluttering around your stomach. Your heart is pounding so hard you swear the receptionist can hear it. Please please please, hands, stop sweating before it’s time to shake hands with someone! You’re nervous.   But could something as simple as strategic breathing be...