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Job retention survey for veterans launches

Job retention survey for veterans launches

The online survey seeks to understand out why veterans leave their first post-military jobs.

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USTechVets connects veterans to technology jobs

USTechVets connects veterans to technology jobs

The new online community will connect about one million servicemembers with employment opportunities.

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New rules for hiring veterans, disabled persons

New rules for hiring veterans, disabled persons

The rules have been published in the Federal Register and will become effective on March 24

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Seven college jobs to jump-start your résumé

Seven college jobs to jump-start your résumé

From selling computers to leading group exercises, work experience in college can give you an edge in the job market.

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Best-paying jobs for high school-educated veterans

Best-paying jobs for high school-educated veterans

These seven jobs don’t require a veteran, who chooses not to attend higher education after leaving the military, to have a college degree.

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Job interview: Research occupation, organization

Job interview: Research occupation, organization

Because you are the one gathering opinions and insights, your interview subject should do most of the talking.

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Informational job interviewing

Informational job interviewing

Want to know what a career is really like? Ask someone with firsthand experience.

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Four benefits to hiring veterans

Four benefits to hiring veterans

Veterans are uniquely positioned to market themselves effectively for work in the private sector.

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Unemployment rate drops for veterans

Unemployment rate drops for veterans

The jobless rate for veterans is now lower than the national average.

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Verizon Wireless focused on veteran hiring

Verizon Wireless focused on veteran hiring

Technology company has special hiring site for military, attends career fairs nationwide.

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The ‘inexperienced’ résumé

The ‘inexperienced’ résumé

“Light” résumés can gain weight from a closer review of your military accomplishments.

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Table manners: 3 key tips for job fairs

Table manners: 3 key tips for job fairs

Excellent job opportunities await at seemingly unlikely places.

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No veterans need apply?

No veterans need apply?

Here are five reasons why some employers choose not to hire veterans.

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Keys to asking for recommendations

Keys to asking for recommendations

When asking someone for a job recommendation, keep in mind they are putting their own reputation on the line by vouching for you.

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Building the bridge to civilian employment

Building the bridge to civilian employment

Besides colleges and universities, some professional associations offer opportunities for credentialing and certification.

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Discussing prior service with interviewers

Discussing prior service with interviewers

When you interview for a job, be sure not to rehash your military experience. Keep focused on what is relevant.

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Job Hunting: 3 Tips on What We Do Right

Job Hunting: 3 Tips on What We Do Right

Veterans looking for employment should do their homework, look the part, and close an interview well.

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Legion applauds Obama's job initiative

Legion applauds Obama's job initiative

The establishment of a Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force hopes to ease job transition for veterans and servicemembers.

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Homeless Veterans Roundtable in DC

Homeless Veterans Roundtable in DC

Service providers from federal agencies and community-based programs discussed projects and programs being used to reduce homelessness among veterans.

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How to showcase your job achievements

How to showcase your job achievements

Distinguish yourself from other professionals in your line of work.

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Best résumé strategies for transitioning troops

Best résumé strategies for transitioning troops

In today's job market, if you're not on LinkedIn, you don't exist. Add Twitter and Facebook to your job search, as appropriate.

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Tomorrow’s job market takes shape

Tomorrow’s job market takes shape

What will jobs and employment look like in 2020, 2030 and beyond?

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The latest in résumé, job-search trends

The latest in résumé, job-search trends

More than 200 career coaches, counselors and résumé-writers recently met to define best practices and trends for 2011 and beyond.

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How to get the most from a job fair

How to get the most from a job fair

Job fairs are often crowded and confusing events. Learn how to get the most out of them.

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Five rules for lifelong career management

Five rules for lifelong career management

The people who do best in their careers are sometimes not the most talented at their profession, but the best at managing their careers.

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Tips for managing your online identity

Tips for managing your online identity

A recruiter or hiring manager will usually Google your name or search for you on LinkedIn after receiving your resume.

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How to write your LinkedIn profile

How to write your LinkedIn profile

Learn how to take advantage of one of the most useful online networking tools.

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Are you job-search ready?

Are you job-search ready?

Savvy job-seekers know there are six things everyone must do to prepare for a successful job search.

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Green careers on the rise

Green careers on the rise

Amid all the talk of industry downsizings, layoffs and double-digit unemployment, certain environment-friendly industries and professions are on the rise.

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The bottom line in writing résumés

The bottom line in writing résumés

Consider the following tips when writing a résumé.

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