Military Job Seeker Advice

Your security clearance resume

I receive a lot of questions regarding the placement of a security clearance on a military resume.  Many separating military members gain employment in defense contracting where they can utilize their military training.  These jobs typically require background checks.  Therefore, a security clearance becomes a valuable asset.  But increasingly, the medical, telecommunications, security, education, and financial fields… Read more »

NY Times feature: “From the Armed Forces to the Workforce”

The New York Times recently featured an article entitled, “From the Armed Forces to the Workforce” by Eilene Zimmerman, that addresses frequently asked questions regarding military to civilian job searches and resumes.  For example, it answers the questions: Should you work with a recruiter? and How do you translate your military experience into terms that… Read more »

Military job seeker “Cyberskeletons”

Here is a good article from contributing editor Janet Farley regarding why to deal with the Cyberskeletons that might be lurking in a military job seeker’s closet. Employers are getting much more savvy about how to search social networking sites and you would hate for a less-than-flattering picture on your myspace page to be the… Read more »