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Even if you have a ton of experience you should have no more than a two-page resume . Just leave off the oldest jobs. But if you are young and either a recent grad or one who has been in the workforce for only a few years then all you need is a one-page resume! Don't make recruiters read too much. Here are three points to consider before you send in a multi-page resume to your next job opening. 1. Recruiters don't read past...
Military service is a noble pursuit. However, many veterans discover that the transition to civilian life is more difficult than they might anticipate. If you are looking for a career after time in the military, criminal justice is a good place to start. Just consider the three following reasons why a degree in criminal justice is a good idea for veterans. Similar Skill Sets There are few other civilian professions that...
Many employers have the intention to hire diversity candidates of all types, and since employment reached the recent all time high this is even more important in light of the difficulty finding qualified employees. When it comes down to hiring veterans, however, recruiters still seem to be hesitant about extending an offer, because of the many myths and misconceptions surrounding veterans. These days, more companies are turning to...
For veterans looking to have more control over their career and to become more of a leader at work, a promotion to management is the way to go. However, nobody is just handed a leadership role . Instead, employees have to develop their skills and earn that seat at the management table. Help Workers Understand What Skills They Currently Lack The first step a veteran employee should take is to talk...
Have you ever thought of putting your headshot on a resume? It's probably already on your Linkedin profile . Older HR people seem to disdain the resume photo, but the new school of thought is that pictures are everywhere. If you are afraid of being discriminated against, you probably should not do it. Get a free resume review from a resume expert   NOW! What the Experts Say Valerie Streif, a Senior Advisor...
Coming out of the military, it is important to know your options. There is no need to waste time or money on a frivolous college degree that may or may not help to land a job. While there are a lot of options available, some graduate degree options are better than others. Less conventional jobs in areas like music or literature have some merit, but they also have high unemployment rates. Investing in a degree that has a high employment...
It's a very common interview question...tell me about yourself? What you need to focus your reply on is what you’ve done that is relevant to the field you are applying for. Using EES This question isn’t about your free time, how many cats you own, or that you are the captain of your bowling team. The question is about the job, and the skills and experience that you have that are relevant to that job. When you're...
“If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys,” goes the old saying, and while most employers and recruiters understand the truth of this, there are some surprising results that are not common knowledge. For companies committed to hiring veterans, if you want to keep your top veteran talent, it means you have to get behind the movement to ensure your workers are happy with their compensation, or you could end up paying a high price. The...
There are ab out  20.4 million veterans in the United States , according to the Pew Research Center. This means a substantial amount of people can enter the workforce upon returning home. However, veterans may have certain needs different from non-veterans that you’ll have to address to  make work easier for the heroes  who served our country. Know the Needs of the Veterans Every veteran is different, so you...
With veteran unemployment at 3.2% in June 2019 , which is its lowest level since 2001, former military service personnel are becoming hot property for employers. Given that talent of any sort is these days harder to find, companies have realized veterans have much to offer in the way of transferable skills, leadership ability and experience working in teams. Now there’s yet another reason to make a point of recruiting and hiring...
Are you trying to create a flow of income in your career path? You might want to save this article and comply with our 7 easy recommendations. This is how LinkedIn can get you the career of your dreams. View it as a greater form of a paper resume The phrases ‘accountable’, accompanied by way of ‘strategic’ and ‘powerful’ crown LinkedIn’s yearly list of some of the commonly...
Hiring veterans in digital marketing is one of the best win-win market deals trending right now. The process offers benefits to both employers and the veterans themselves in many areas of interests. We will be talking about employer benefits below, but before that, let’s see what benefits veterans might get : Immediate income and employee benefits Increased chance of employment after the program Valuable and practical...