Posts Tagged: military resume

Are You Better Off With a Bad Resume?

There exists a good recruiter who loves a bad résumé… who gets up every morning to feed his unicorn… Doesn’t sound plausible does it? At least, that’s what I thought before reading recruiter Scott McKearney’s rant about the ever-growing emphasis corporate recruiters place on finding the “perfect” resume. Here is an exceprt from his article,… Read more »

Start Your Military-to-Civilian Transition Off Right

Judy, MilitarytoCivilian.com’s popular guest writer and resident expert on the talents of veterans and corporate America, offers military job seekers insight on today’s job market and outlines the first step to a successful job search. In the following article, she tells transitioning veterans not to put the cart before the horse so to speak. To conduct the most efficient job… Read more »

The Portable Employee

Judy, MilitarytoCivilian.com’s popular guest writer and resident expert on the talents of veterans and corporate America, offers military job seekers insight on the evolving nature of civilian career paths in today’s job market.  While veterans are used to advancing vertically, today’s workforce is advancing outwardly.  Surprisingly, veterans  may be even better equipped to adapt to this… Read more »

Accelerate Your Job Search with M2B

Looking to diversify your military-to-civilian career search repertoire? Look no further. Tom Pappas, West point graduate and former Army Captain, recently launched www.militarytobusinessmentor.com (M2B), a new website dedicated to teaching military job seekers the secrets of the business world. By shedding light on the world of business, he empowers veterans with the knowledge necessary to align… Read more »

Hope: a Leader’s Friend or Foe?

Yet another inspirational article by Judy, MilitarytoCivilian.com’s popular guest writer and resident expert on corporate America… Judy Navarrete, SPHR, an accomplished HR manager, 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… Read more »

Common Threads: How to Write Military Resumes for Civilian Audiences

Translating military experience into not only relatable, but hotly-pursued skill sets is the perpetual challenge faced by military job seekers across the globe. MilitarytoCivilian.com has featured articles on this topic, but it doesn’t hurt to revisit such a widely contemplated and often frustrating topic. In “Word it right: How to craft a résumé recruiters will… Read more »

“Shut Up and Listen!”

Great news! Judy is back by popular demand! Judy Navarrete, SPHR, an accomplished HR manager, 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 thought as you reflect on your… Read more »

Don’t let social media derail your job search

Do you have “linkbait” on your Facebook page to a gross YouTube clip or, even worse, to articles affirming your stance on polarizing political issues? If so,  please realize that you have a 50/50 chance of offending a potential employer. At the very least, they probably won’t find an annoying stupid human trick funny or agree… Read more »

The End of KSAs?

Federal hiring reform appears to be one of the key goals of the Office of Personnel Management this year under its new leadership, Director John Berry. Promoting the use of resumes instead of knowledge, skills, and abilities essays (generally considered “cumbersome” by federal job seekers) is just one of the anticipated reforms in question. The Obama… Read more »

Leadership Basics: Be the Expert

This is the fifth and final article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR, Human Resources Manager at SK Textile, Inc.  Navarrete 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 thought… Read more »