Job Fairs are an important part of a transitioning service member’s civilian job search. See our list of upcoming job fairs. Click here to read more.
Military Job Fairs
Job Fairs are an important part of a transitioning service member’s civilian job search. See our list of upcoming job fairs. Click here to see more.
I receive a number of questions from transitioning military candidates asking when they should begin to craft their resume and apply for jobs. In response, I have created a practical guideline (below) to help keep candidates focused and on track. 1 year out: Map Out Your Plan Of Attack Now is the perfect time to… Read more »
After attending numerous military job fairs as part of my work, I have witnessed firsthand countless job seeker mistakes that are easily avoidable. The list below was compiled in order to provide useful advice to assist transitioning military service members with marketing themselves more successfully and to help them overcome some common challenges. Preparation 1…. Read more »
Among the more than 14 million Americans struggling to find work, the men and women married to military personnel face hurdles that other job seekers don’t. According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8.4 percent of military spouses were seeking jobs and couldn’t find one, compared to 5.3 percent of spouses in… Read more »
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Labor are sponsoring a federal hiring event in the Washington D.C. area on April 26th, 2010 for veterans who are 30% or more disabled. Representatives from many agencies will be reviewing military resumes, which must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the event, and… Read more »
CivilianJobs.com is the site where America’s military connects with civilian careers. In addition to providing a job board and a military base newspaper, CivilianJobs.com produces military jobs fairs at bases all over the U.S. that are free for military job seekers to attend. In the course of these many job fairs, the CivilianJobs.com team has… Read more »
As a Certified Professional Resume Writer, I receive Spotlight, the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches newsletter. In July’s issue, I came across a timely article by Jay Block entitled, “Provide your Clients with an Employment GPS”. In it, Block emphasizes the necessity of a “strategic written employment plan” complete with a highly-structured… Read more »
On January 30, 2009, a veteran posted the following on the transition stories blog on www.military.com: “I ended up paying more than $400 to help find me a job and to no avail. I was now out $400 and no job. So I continued to look on my own… I received a call stating that… Read more »
Career fairs uniquely offer military job seekers the opportunity to gather information about career options, research the demand for their own brand of talent in various fields, make contact with certain companies, and practice networking and communication skills. So take full advantage of the benefits that job fairs have to offer, but keep in mind… Read more »