• How Military Spouses Can Avoid Resume Mistakes

    How Military Spouses Can Avoid Resume Mistakes

    Written by Kelly Fuhlman As a military spouse you likely take on many duties every day, especially as you try to improve your career skills.  One taxing chore that can be tough to keep up with is creating/updating your resume.  There are some common mistakes that most military spouses will make on their resumes.  Given [...]

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  • Ace the Phone Interview

    Ace the Phone Interview

    This article provides key information to help job seekers ace the phone interview.  To begin, I want to provide some insight as to what the initial process looks like upon submitting an application.  Every company may have a slightly different version but the basic steps are usually the same or similar. First, you submit an [...]

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  • HOW TO WORK A  RECRUITMILITARY WEBINAR

    HOW TO WORK A RECRUITMILITARY WEBINAR

    HOW TO WORK A RECRUITMILITARY WEBINAR by KATIE BECKER Liz Wheeler, RecruitMilitary’s social media manager, answers my questions on how veterans can use RecruitMilitary webinars to learn about transitioning to a new career. What job-seeking advice do the webinars offer? Everything from how to work a job fair to secrets of LinkedIn networking, to general advice [...]

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  • Resume and Interview Tips from a Veteran Recruiter

    Resume and Interview Tips from a Veteran Recruiter

    Brian Ekerman knows what to look for in hiring veterans because he is a veteran himself. Ekerman is a Veteran Career Counselor at PeopleScout, a leading provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services to help companies with their hiring needs. The company serves the airline, financial services, telecommunications, retail, utilities, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and transportation industries. [...]

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  • Continue to Serve and Protect

    Continue to Serve and Protect

    For many veterans, joining the military wasn’t about a paycheck or getting something more exciting than a 9-to-5 desk job. It was about a passion for our country and protecting the American way of life. They put on their uniforms every day because they felt it was their duty, and they saw the military as [...]

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  • Walter Campbell: A Man with a Plan

    Walter Campbell: A Man with a Plan

    Walter Campbell wanted to make sure he covered all his bases when it came to finding a civilian job. By day, the Air Force Technical Sergeant is part of the 314th Recruiting Squadron in Burlington, New Jersey.  In his spare time, he moonlights as a stand-up comedian, having performed at colleges and churches for 18 [...]

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  • Attend a RecruitMilitary Hiring Event, and Take John’s Advice

    Attend a RecruitMilitary Hiring Event, and Take John’s Advice

    John Lundberg may not turn cartwheels, but he’s every bit a cheerleader and motivator when it comes to helping veterans find employment. He’s also the busiest guy in the room at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo. Lundberg, a former gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, is RecruitMilitary’s director of events. He schedules RecruitMilitary [...]

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  • For Best Results: Step Up!

    For Best Results: Step Up!

    Sean Bruce has a formula for success that he wants to share with veterans seeking civilian employment. Bruce spent 20 years in the Air Force as an avionics technician and instructor while enlisted, and during this time, he earned a degree in computer studies from Maryland University.  Upon completing his degree, he went through OCS [...]

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  • Ready . . . Aim . . .Get Hired!® Observing interview etiquette.

    Ready . . . Aim . . .Get Hired!® Observing interview etiquette.

    by Mike Francomb Observing a few rules of the road during and after interviews can help you land a great job. But rather than list a bunch of rules, I have incorporated them into the following Q&A’s, which are based on actual questions from veterans. What’s the best way to close an interview, either on [...]

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