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Should Veterans List Mlitary References?

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In early October, as I was sitting on an employer summit panel for Fleet Week at the Marine Memorial Hotel, a question circulated the room about employer references. A commander stood and asked if it was a good idea for transitioning service members to provide references from their military past, and if so, who should they list? The plain and simple answer is that veterans should absolutely list colleagues and superiors from their time in... more

Writing Military-to-Civilian Resumes: Make Your Resume Interviewable

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Resume writing isn't easy, and there are many different opinions on how to do it. If you're stresed out about writing the perfect resume, consider using an expert resume writing service. If you want to take the plunge yourself, visit our Military Skills Translator to make Military lingo something any civlian employer will understand. Consider the fact that your resume has three primary missions: To showcase your skills, qualifications ... more

4 Must-Have Items on Your Resume

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Crafting the perfect resume isn't easy, and industry experts sometimes disagree on what makes them stand out. However, despite the nuances of high-end resume creation, there are a few items every resume should include. Inspired by Business 2 Community, we've four, basic, must-have items your resume should include. Some of them may seem like common sense aspects of a resume, but in the complex world of business, not everything does. 1. Co... more

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Resume isn't Getting You a Job


Sound resume advice isn't timeless, especially with the advent of the internet. What worked a decade ago may at best appear outdated but, at worst, might severely impair your resume's visibility. Modern resumes need to conform to modern business standards not just to catch the notice of hiring managers, but to integrate well with technology. has compiled a list of the top 10 reasons why your resume isn't getting you ... more

Keep Your Online Resume Secure

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While you may hear about online fraud, it tends to be focused on companies that derive their business from online purchases. Most job sites are free services, and the contact information found in a resume can just as easily be located elsewhere (e.g. telephone listings), so you can be assured that posting your resume online is a safe way to conduct a job search and manage your career. However, you do need to be mindful about the type of inform... more

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