About Ben

I am a 100% disabled Marine Vietnam veteran with a passion for helping veterans and their dependents. TADPGS a/k/a Adecco Government Solutions has provided me with the opportunity to help more veterans with issues related to veteran employment, PTS, TBI, Technical training, education, benefits advice, job seeker advice, and career advice. The articles posted here are a collection of resources from me, Ben Marich the Veteran’s Corporate Outreach/Hiring Liaison for TAD PGS Inc., and other experts in their fields. The articles are for veterans and employers who want to hire veterans who bring leadership, focus, experience, adaptability, accountability, and diversity to the workplace.

New information for reviewing Discharges

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The Department of Defense announced a renewed effort to alert veterans that they may have their discharges and records reviewed for a change of status. Those veterans who feel they were victims of an injustice regarding their discharges etc. may now request a review of their status. Continue reading

17 Helpful Tools to Fine Tune your Resume

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A resume is one of the essential tools in your job search. This tool is used to market or sell an applicant to an employer. It should only be a short summary, not the whole store. The following are general guidelines for writing different types of resumes. Continue reading

Famous Veteran Lost in 2016 – Hugh O’Brian

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Hugh O’Brian

An old-fashioned tough-guy actor who was best known for his portrayal of Wyatt Earp on the TV series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Hugh O’Brian was also a tough guy in real life. Continue reading

The New Cover Letter: 5 Unique Tweaks

How to Create a Great Cover Letter That Stands Out

 

A cover letter can be a welcome addition to the resume.  There are some “extras” that may make the difference in your cover letter making the hiring manager want to take a closer look at your resume. Continue reading

Six Cringe-Worthy Resume Writing Mistakes

A Human Resource Manager normally spends 10-15 seconds looking at a resume. This  makes it imperative that you make sure you avoid simple writing mistakes that may impact their view of your work. Michelle Dumas of the Forbes Coaches Council suggests that there are six common mistakes that you should be aware of. Continue reading

Choices when you transition out of the military

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When you transition out of the military, you have three options. You can get further training or education, start a business or find employment. If you are like many transitioning veterans, you need to put food on the table and pay the rent for you and your family. That means you need to find employment.

Choosing a job or a career after you transition  can be the most important decision you make. Many people have an idea of what they would “like” to do, but you do not really know whether that idea is practical or is it a dream?

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Top Ten Resume Tips

Top 10 Resume Tips

It is a well-known fact that human resource managers spend 10-15 seconds reviewing a resume.  Here are some resume tips that may make your resume the one that they consider. Remember you are marketing yourself through your resume. Continue reading

6 Questions to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

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You finished the interview and have the job offer. What now?  Slow down. Slow down here are questions about the offer that you should consider. Continue reading

The single best question to ask in a job interview

 

 

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Job Interview questions that you should consider.. Continue reading

TAD PGS Inc. recognized by Freedom Alliance

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Thursday, December 8th marked the annual Defender of Freedom award dinner hosted by Freedom Alliance, https://freedomalliance.org/, a veteran’s charity. The dinner was emceed by Peter Hegseth, military analyst, author and contributor to Fox News, and Lt. Col. Oliver North USMC (Ret.). Commander John “Doc” Fowler, USN (Ret.) received The Service to America award and Chaplain Wes Modder, LCDR, USN (Ret.) received the Defender of Freedom award. TAD PGS Inc, (an Adecco Company) was recognized as a Silver Sponsor and represented by Veterans Outreach Manager Ben Marich and his wife, Sarah Marich. Continue reading