Posts Tagged: Networking

Social Media Channels

Bradley-Morris answers questions from transitioning military job seekers. Q: As with many of my peers, I’ve been somewhat active on social media during my time in service. But as I approach my transition, it’s clear that it’s something I should be paying more attention to, especially as it relates to my job search. Can you… Read more »

Foreign Travel Experiences

It was a tall order. Sitting in front of job coach Michelle Morettini was a combat veteran, and he had an unusual request. He possessed a wealth of foreign travel experiences, but he’d had enough of high-risk, dangerous duties in his life. What did he really want? It was simple: To apply his international expertise… Read more »

8 Valuable Tips For Navigating Military Job Fairs

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 »

A Call to Action: 10 Strategies to Get a Job

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 »

Developing References

If you are interviewing for a job, chances are your references will be called upon to testify to your work performance before an offer is made. On average, employers check three references per candidate, so have at least that many ready and willing to vouch for you. But who should you ask? Generally speaking, the… Read more »

How networking can land a federal job (Step 1)

“Who you know” does make a difference, even for federal and government contractor jobs.   The first step in landing a Federal Job is networking. A supervisor in an agency of interest is the ultimate contact and here is why: He/she can tell you when they are hiring. He/she can hire you directly, if they have… Read more »