Interviewers at the San Diego Zoo are trained to spot liars. “All interviews are structured. We ask the same questions with some fluctuations,” says Tim Mulligan, Chief Human Resources (HR) Officer. “The training helps interviewers know when someone is not giving an honest example of what they’ve done. Our managers do a good job of… Read more »
How to Prepare a Military Resume
Part one: Writing a great military to civilian resume can seem daunting but if you follow the guidelines of this three-part series, we will help ensure your military resume is both read and understood by top employers. Resume Preparation Instructions There are three important features to every resume – the resume must: Be organized… Read more »
Military Job Seekers
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: I will be transitioning out in 12 months and I’m working on my resume. My biggest challenge is understanding pay scales and which industries pay higher or lower for my skills. Are there tools or tips for negotiating salary? Click here to learn more.
Your Military Resume
A winning military resume presents your past experience in a way that also indicates your future potential. It grabs and holds the attention of the reader and makes him or her want to know more. To know more requires a conversation and that conversation is an interview. Simply stated, a resume is an interview generation tool… Read more »
First Civilian Jobs After Separating From the Military
America’s veterans deserve our gratitude when they return home from their time in the service and hang up their uniform. But more than that, they also deserve an opportunity to demonstrate what a valuable resource they can be to employers. Click here to read 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.
Making The Transition From A Military-Related Job To A Civilian One
You may not wear the uniform, but you’re married to it. On top of that, you may work in or around the DOD. That means you can effectively communicate in a world that believes everything should have an acronym ASAP. Can you, however, communicate what you do to those who are not fluent in our… Read more »
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.
Help The Veteran Employee Succeed
Wouldn’t it be great if you, the job seeker, could write a list of all the things you want your employer to be and then magically your wish list came true? In today’s competitive job market, transitioning military service personnel often feel compelled to accept the first job offer that comes along post-service. We see highly… Read more »
Outline Your Military Accomplishments
Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: It will still be a little while until I am out of the military, but I am leaving my duty station. I am wondering what kind of records I should ensure I have before I transfer to make a transition to my next career easier. Click… Read more »