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 »
Posts Tagged: military resumes
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 »
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.
Military Candidate Hiring Process Tips
Many employers that I work with (the most successful ones) attack the military candidate hiring process with calculated precision, like the movements of a fine watch. Likewise, my experience has been when military sourcing / hiring / recruiting isn’t working for a client, the hiring process is often the culprit. From resume screening to online… Read more »
Veteran Skills Not Served By Resumes
The Center for a New American Security recently conducted a survey of more than 60 companies regarding why they do, or do not, hire veterans. Assessing veteran skills was listed as a primary roadblock. I understand. A typical military resume can’t adequately sell a military job seeker to a civilian employer. It’s not until the… Read more »
Military Resumes featured by Military Times Edge
MilitaryResumes.com and Bradley-Morris, Inc. (“BMI”) were recently featured on MilitaryTimesEdge.com. “Rescue your résumé: 6 places to get help” by Adam Stone identifies 6 resources vets can leverage to pull together interview winning military résumés, including Military Resumes and BMI. Here is the article in its entirety: Rescue your résumé: 6 places to get help by… Read more »
Are Resumes Trendy?
by Carolyn Heinze As silly as it sounds, resumes are a bit like fashion: there are many different styles, many different designers, and even more opinions on what’s in and what’s out. While there is no secret format that guarantees landing a position (or even just an interview), there are a number of elements that… 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 »