Posts Tagged: military resume

Resources for Military Job Seekers

The Department of Defense (DoD) recently redesigned the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). According to the TAP web site, the redesigned TAP “changes the current program from a discontinuous set of activities into a cohesive, modular, outcome based program that provides opportunities and aids in successful transition into a ‘career ready’ civilian.” The new program is… Read more »

The Hurdles of Military Spouse Unemployment and How To Overcome Them

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 Danger of Assumption

Presenting another article from famed guest blogger, Judy Navarette, SPHR.  Judy is passionate about sharing her insight into corporate America to arm veterans with the knowledge necessary to make sound decisions regarding their military-to-civilian transition.  Heeding the following advice is especially critical to a successful job search considering the saturation level of today’s job market…. Read more »

Applicant Tracking System: Useful Tool or Military Resume Abyss?

If you have been at the job search game for a while, there is a good chance that the résumé you submitted for at least one online job opportunity is still floating around in space. Military job seekers are frequently thwarted by furtive Applicant Tracing Systems. So what are they? The official definition of an… Read more »

Using “Resourcefulness” to Develop a Military Resume and Land a Civilian Job

I proudly present another article from MilitarytoCivilian.com’s wildly popular guest writer, Judy Navarrete, SPHR. Judy is an accomplished HR professional who first contacted me at Military Resumes to express her interest in sharing her vast human resources and operations management experience and insight into the business world with military job seekers. Her observations are food for… Read more »

Research Federal Job Announcements (Step 3)

Launching a federal job search is daunting. My goal is to take away the mystique surrounding the notoriously complicated application process by arming you with knowledge… after all, knowledge is power. This is a continuation of a series of articles on the steps to landing a federal job – a series I’ve regrettably neglected to… Read more »

The Civilian Hiring Process Explained

I recently posted an article on the launch of a new weapon is the transitioning military job seekers’ arsenal – www.militarytobusinessmentor.com. Earlier this month, M2B founder Tom Pappas, former Army officer and current business leader, blogged about the fundamentals of the civilian hiring process. His article, Understand the New Hire Process: the Business Recruitment Process… Read more »