Posts Tagged: military resumes

Leadership Basics: Encouragement and the Staff Sergeant

This is the third article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR and Operations 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 as… Read more »

Government to Host a Federal Hiring Event for Disabled Vets

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 hiringevent@opm.gov prior to the event, and… Read more »

More Management Lessons Learned from a Staff Sergeant

This is the second article in a series by Judy Navarrete, SPHR and Operations 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 »

CivilianJobs.com MVE for Military Finalists Announced

CivilianJobs.com announced its 2010 finalists for the Most Valuable Employers (MVEs) for Military. Winners will be chosen and announced in honor of Armed Forces Day, May 15th. Finalists were chosen based on surveys in which companies outlined their hiring, training and retention plans for military-experienced talent. View the press release here. Ready your military resume… Read more »

One Business Leader’s Leadership Lessons Learned from a Staff Sergeant

This article comes to us from Judy Navarrete, SPHR and Operations 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 as you reflect… Read more »

Federal Job Search Myths Debunked

Articles about writing federal military resumes, federal hiring trends, and landing a federal job have proven to be the most popular among MilitarytoCivilian.com readers and military job seekers who read the leading military transition publication, CivilianJobNews. Because the federal government has thousands of openings, grants hiring preference to most veterans (for more on this see “Federal… Read more »

Top Keywords to Include in a Military Resume

These were the top 100 terms (aka “keywords”) used by recruiters to find the candidates they were searching for on a leading, management-focused job board during a 6-month period in 2009. Incorporate as many as you can (honestly of course) into your military resume, or contact the military resume writing professionals at Military Resumes, to… Read more »

7 Things You Need to Know Before Writing Your Military Resume

In a recent article, entitled “What Not to Do: 7 Ways to Ruin Your Resume,” posted on CBS’s moneywatch.com, Hilary Chura discusses the 7 deadly sins of resume writing which, if committed, could send your military resume straight to the “circular file”.  While I’ve discussed nearly all of these “sins” in the past, it never hurts… Read more »

New Year, New Job: Resolve to Invigorate Your Military Resume and Job Search

Like it or not, 2010 is here. Whether you’ve been pounding the job search pavement for months or your military retirement looms on the distant horizon, there is no better time to rethink, or start thinking about, your job search strategy and military resume. Make it your New Year’s resolution to establish an up-to-date job… Read more »

Job Openings: the “Too-Perfect-Fit” Dilemma

A Military Resumes client (who happens to be a very savvy senior enlisted Intelligence Analyst), recently shared her frustration regarding the arbitrary barriers companies impose in their job openings. Nearly every military job seeker who has been around the block has encountered the “too-perfect-fit” job opening. This opening has so many specific requirements, only the… Read more »