Interviewing

The Key to the Weakness Question

In the upcoming issues of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z. This month, we tackle “W” and “X”. Click here to learn more.

Take Pride in How You Present Yourself When Job Hunting

In the upcoming issues of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z. This month, we tackle “S” and “T”.  Click here to learn more.

Powerful Tools In Your Transition Toolbox

When TAP first appeared 20-plus years ago, it ran for five hours and participation was voluntary. Now it takes a week and attendance is mandatory, although retirees may opt out. The mission and content of TAP is important, but you might miss out on some critical information, especially in the job hunting and interviewing components… Read more »

Political Conversation In A Civilian Interview

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I was in an interview recently and the conversation veered toward politics. It was awkward and I had no idea how to respond. I looked it up and it doesn’t appear to be illegal to discuss my political views, but I felt uncomfortable. I have two questions:… Read more »

Mission Of The Job Candidate

Interviewing is about discovery. Although there is much you should do in advance of interviewing, much of what you learn about a job occurs during the interviewing process. Although the job description and your resume might appear to mesh nicely, the interview allows both parties to validate the fit. Click here to read full article.

An Interview Is A Critical Component Of Every Civilian Job Search

Simply stated, an interview is a two party interaction during which each side investigates the other to find compatibility. The potential employer evaluates the candidate’s qualifications, potential, interest level and requirements. The candidate in turn determines the organization’s ability to satisfy his or her needs. Click here for full article.

Preparing To Transition From The Battlefield

Today’s veterans are preparing to transition from the battlefield back to civilian life in record numbers. The tools, landscape and resources needed to become competitive and relevant in a civilian job are more challenging than ever. Read full article here.  

Enhance Your Military-To-Civilian Transition

This article explores 10 little things that could enhance your military-to-civilian job search. When it comes to job hunting, focusing on the details can make the difference between success and failure. Read full article here.

Impress The Civilian Interviewers

In each issue of MTN, we will be listing everything a service member needs to know about transitioning, from A to Z. This month, we tackle “I” and “J”.  “I”: Impress Them Anyone can look good on paper, but what a company wants is someone that truly impresses them! Read full article here.

Advanced Preparation Is Key To Any Successful Civilian Interview

Read this article for guidance from our Career Coach on how to assess your own interview. The interview is over. You leave the room and put on a pair of IMVGs – special goggles that allow you to see inside the mind of the interviewer, specifically, the vision you created there during the interview. What… Read more »