The Job Search: How Long Does It Take? Previously we took a brief look at veterans transitioning back to civilian life and how they can get a job and choose a career and “How long does it take to get a job?” If there’s one answer that’s consistent… it depends. Veterans spent a significant part […]
Making the jump from the uniform to civilian life requires that one big step… the interview and actually starting the job search. At some point veterans have to go through a career transitioning period, and finding the right career is important to keep living a life full of happiness. Some start with finding the best […]
You’re in that interview for the great position you never thought would come. A frequently asked interview “question” is: “tell me something about yourself”. This open ended question can lead to an answer can perhaps be challenging for you. You certainly don’t want to reveal too much, but also don’t want to appear closed. And […]
One way to combat interview anxiety is to be prepared with your own list of job interview questions. The landscape for work seekers today can be challenging. Simply put, if you really want work today, the hard real work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the interview questions you […]
Returning to civilian life after the military can often be a lot harder than expected. Veterans face many of the same issues as civilian workers, but have the added pressure of facing a host of other challenges when transitioning back to ‘real’ life.
When it comes time to put your uniform away and begin transitioning into civilian life after years of military service, you may be feeling confident about your job prospects. After all, the military taught you a variety of valuable skills, including leadership and how to be a team player.You would be an asset to any employer. […]
How did I go from running an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism team in the U.S. Navy to owning a Massage Envy Spa franchise? It may not seem like a natural transition but for me and my family the healing power of massage has given us a path to life outside of active duty that we never […]
I will be very honest with you in this post. Most interview articles only show obvious mistakes, as if most people don’t know showing up late is bad form. I will tell you the things I didn’t really know about until I was the one interviewing, and interviewing for a variety of positions and person-types. […]