Networking for a job means “talking to people”

January 13, 2014 |

Talk to everyone you know first - fellow students, former teachers, family members, friends, former workers at the places that you have done internships. Ask them for NAMES and LEADS of people you can … [Read more...]

VetFriendly 50,000 Jobs Challenge Gaining Speed

October 07, 2013 |
VetFriendly Job Challenge

Finding employment for veterans can be difficult – between difficult transitions, a floundering job market, and social stigmas, there are potent forces working against veterans securing jobs. To … [Read more...]

Why Employers Are Not Hiring Vets

July 17, 2013 |

While this may be very difficult to read for some Vets it does rings true – especially #1, Skills Translation: 1. Skills Translation - Unless you're applying for a defense contracting job, you have … [Read more...]

Is Your Job Search Feeling Hopeless?

June 25, 2013 |

If you’ve been in job search for more than a few weeks or months, you may be experiencing the feelings of defeat and despair, not to mention the urge to give up. It’s been a tough year, and then … [Read more...]

Who Wants To Job Search In The Summertime?

June 20, 2013 |

The temptations are there – warm, lazy, casual days, when the shoes of choice are "flip flops." Taking the summer off and getting back into the groove of things when the "kids go back to school" … [Read more...]

Graduation and the Job Search

June 11, 2013 |

Hooray for you --- you've achieved your goal – you've come to the end of the road and your college days are over. That's the good news! As difficult as it is to accept - it's time to stop … [Read more...]

Networking For Your Next Job – How’s Your Network Working?

June 05, 2013 |

Seeking a job and networking are a lot like trying to meet new people at any event. I recently moved to San Diego - knowing only my family and no one else in the area. It was like I was starting all … [Read more...]

Assessing Your Job Skills – What Makes You Different From All The Others?

May 23, 2013 |

If you have been reading articles or listening to news reports about the job market, it becomes obvious that the number of people currently seeking jobs outnumbers the jobs that are now … [Read more...]

Military and Spouse Career Fair in DC

March 20, 2013 |

Below are details on an upcoming career fair in the Washington DC area on April 2, targeted specifically for servicemembers, veterans and their spouses. If you're outside the DC area (or are looking … [Read more...]

The Words You Use in Your Job Search Send a Strong Message

February 14, 2013 |

The words you use to express yourself say more about you than you think. In fact, your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. You … [Read more...]