• Why should you have a Career Coach?

    Why should you have a Career Coach?

    We often see the term “coach” and think athletics or using a trainer at the gym to help us fit into that little black dress.  Yet we rarely think about a career coach to help guide us through our pursuit of a better life at work. Let’s face it: as a job seeker we only [...]

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  • How Well-Educated are Veterans?

    How Well-Educated are Veterans?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 22 million veterans were counted among the civilian population age 18 and over in 2009.  About half of them served during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam era.   Gulf War-era II veterans—those who served sometime since September 2001—accounted for nearly 1 in 10 of all [...]

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  • STOP! You May Be Passing by a Future Career

    STOP! You May Be Passing by a Future Career

    Michael Lynch is a regular fixture at RecruitMilitary Career Fairs. The Senior Military Recruiter in the Service to Semis Program for C.R. England estimates he has hired approximately 50 veterans from RecruitMilitary events, and plans to attend more in 2014, noting, “They take good care of us.” Lynch helped set up the Service to Semis [...]

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  • Your Education Can Build Your Resume

    Your Education Can Build Your Resume

    Trident  University  |  www.trident.edu  |  Your Education Can Build Your Resume  |  Published in the July/August 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®  |  Command Sergeant Major Philip F. Johndrow was in the Army for more than 33 years, serving as a squadron, brigade, division, and corps command sergeant major. As a command sergeant major, [...]

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  • Great Lakes Truck Driving School – Veterans Enter With A Plan to Succeed

    Great Lakes Truck Driving School – Veterans Enter With A Plan to Succeed

    Great Lakes Truck Driving School  |  http://greatlakestds.com  |  Published in the July/August 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®  |  Great Lakes Truck Driving School offers eight training programs in truck driving, heavy equipment operation, and oilfield safety. The school is headquartered in Columbia Station, Ohio, southwest of Cleveland, and serves students from all over [...]

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  • Golden Opportunity in the Gold Coast

    Golden Opportunity in the Gold Coast

    Golden Opportunity in the Gold Coast | Griffith University   |  www.griffith.edu.au   | Published in the May / June 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®   |  Griffith University opened its doors in 1975, and is now the ninth-largest provider of higher education in Australia. It has five campuses in the Brisbane-Gold Coast region of the [...]

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  • Never Stop Learning:  Education Can Get You to the Top

    Never Stop Learning: Education Can Get You to the Top

    Never Stop Learning:  Education Can Get You to the Top    | Published in the May / June 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®   | The word “learn” contains the word “earn.” That sounds like something you would find on a poster in a high school career counselor’s office. But older people should appreciate the [...]

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  • Supporting veteran students

    Supporting veteran students

    Xavier University www.xavier.edu   Dave Keszei, who retired from the Marine Corps as a major after 22 years, created something new at Xavier University, a school founded in Cincinnati nearly 180 years ago. He’s the founder of the university’s first-ever Veterans Affairs Office. The university established the office to attract and support a growing number of [...]

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  • Education Outlook

    Education Outlook

    Make Education Your Mission  |  Learn Big to Earn Big Published in the May/June 2012 issue of print Search & Employ® The word “learn” contains the word “earn.” That sounds like something you would find on a poster in a high school career counselor’s office. But older people should appreciate the message as well; there is [...]

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  • Education Research – Federal Education Benefits for Veterans

    Education Research – Federal Education Benefits for Veterans

    Federal Education Benefits for Veterans  | Published in the May/June 2012 issue of print Search & Employ®  | The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has set up a GI Bill Web Site, http://www.gibill.va.gov/, that is the home for all educational benefits provided by the department. Below are brief descriptions of five major benefits [...]

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