New Year and a New You!

New Year and a New You!

Rebranding yourself as a professional…
We’ve seen it, we’ve heard it, but what does it mean?  “Branding.” It’s not just for big name companies.  You have a brand!  It just so happens that your brand is camouflage and a rifle. You and hundreds of thousands more.  So what makes you different?

Think about what you love; what is your passion?  Learn your craft, embrace the attitude, get positive, and seek out your opportunity!

The Success Equation
Remember when your commanding officer used to tell you, “Keep it …

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How Veterans Uncover Local Opportunity Through Networking

How Veterans Uncover Local Opportunity Through Networking

In the end, a resume is just an advertisement that might get you an interview. The secret is that there are a lot of jobs which are unlisted and this is where good networking skills can find these jobs. The goal is to get to the decision makers.

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Social Networking for Veterans: An Introduction

Twitter.  The buzz word of the media industry.  The name alone makes some shudder with fear or disgust; others light up with elation at the mention of it.  Where do you stand?  You may have heard stories about how Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn can help you find a job.  Increasingly more often, commonplace employers are utilizing these networks not only for posting employment opportunities, but also cross-referencing potential candidates for social network activity.  Some people have been using these for a while, but are they …

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Top Five Things Every Veteran Should Know to Succeed in the Civilian World

Civilians leave their jobs to pursue bigger, better opportunities. Civilians give two-week notices. Civilians promote human resource initiatives that improve job quality, better wages, better benefits, and advancement opportunity. Does this sound stressful or intimidating? Contrary to the military career, there are no two-week notices, no uncomfortable feeling when you explain why you are moving on, and no feelings of betrayal. No emotions or fear in the way, holding you back from bigger or better opportunities. Advantage: YOU. …

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