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Ten Job Hunt Resolutions for the New Year

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Tom Wolfe

A frequent topic of conversation in the month of January every year is the New Year’s resolution. You know the drill. Loose weight. Get in shape. Clean out the closets. Eat healthy foods. Be a better friend. Pay down debt. Quit smoking. Find a hobby. Read more. De-clutter. Unplug. Organize the garage. Keep a journal. Although 45 percent of Ameri... more

Your Geographic ABCs

Tom Wolfe

WOW: Words Of Wisdom from your Career Coach Military personnel have a reputation for being flexible. Companies that hire veterans will frequently mention this flexibility among their reasons for targeting that demographic. Included in this label is geographic flexibility. Most military personnel change assignments every two or three years. ... more

Military Camaraderie in the Civilian World?

soldiers in competition

Tom Wolfe

Several years ago one of my clients asked me if he should expect the same level of camaraderie in a civilian job as he had in the military. My answer was no, and yes. There is nothing in the civilian workforce that can approximate the bonding that occurs in the wardroom, ready room, or foxhole. Military personnel in those environments put up wi... more

Telephone Interviews: 10 Steps to Success

telephone

Tom Wolfe

Many employers use the telephone interview as a screening tool. Not only does a telephone interview save time and money, it can also add personality to a résumé. A telephone interview can be tricky however and is worthy of special attention. Follow these ten steps to enhance your chances of success. Schedule and confirm. Expect an advance... more

Interview Your Way Into Retail Management

Military.com

When you're trying to make the leap from frontline retail sales into management, what are the keys to landing a choice position? A resume detailing a wealth of related experience in the field? Outstanding references? A relative in charge of hiring? All these factors are important, but without a successful interview, they might all go to waste. ... more

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