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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The bottom line in writing résumés

The bottom line in writing résumés

Consider the following tips when writing a résumé.

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Three critical concepts behind every winning résumé

Three critical concepts behind every winning résumé

The challenge is to craft a document that creates a picture of yourself that ties into your current career goals.

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Online professional networking

Online professional networking

Tips on how to use online social networking well when looking for a job.

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Pack your résumé with power verbs

Pack your résumé with power verbs

Use words that are more inviting to read and likely to capture an employer’s attention.

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