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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Famous Veteran: Yogi Berra

 

Yogi Berra made his MLB debut on 22 September 1946.

 

I sit and I thank the good lord I was in the Navy. We ate good, clean clothes, clean bed. You see some of these Army men, what they went through, that’s the one I felt for.

Son of Italian immigrants Pietro and Paolina Berra, Lawrence Peter Berra grew up in St. Louis in an Italian neighborhood called “The Hill.” His parents didn’t know anything about baseball, but the local American Legion league set him on a path that would take him to the Hall of Fame. It was during his years in the American Legion that he earned the nickname Yogi when his friend, Bobby Hofman, said he looked like a Hindu yogi because of the way he sat with his arms and legs crossed when waiting to bat. Continue reading

Vet, 94, recalls friend’s lifelong regret over Pearl Harbor

A photo of Bob McKenney (left), Richard Schimmel (center bottom), and two other Pearl Harbor survivors hangs in Schimmel's home office. DoD photo by Katie LangeEveryone who was of age on December 7th 1941, remembers where they were when they heard the news that Pearl Harbor had been attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. This event,”a day that shall live in infamy” changed the course of history and the lives of millions upon millions of people.  Continue reading

Our Featured Famous Veteran – Tim Conway

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Tim Conway was an amazing comedian and Army veteran who has made millions of us laugh for years.

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Civilian hiring managers love veterans, but don’t always understand them

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Hiring managers see veterans as valuable recruits for civilian companies but still struggle with how to handle their concerns and professional development, according to a new survey released by the Hiring Our Heroes initiative on Wednesday. Continue reading

Amazon Is Hiring Seasonal Work-From-Home Positions With Flexible Hours

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Looking to make a little extra money for the holiday shopping season? Amazon is hiring seasonal customer service associates to help answer customers’ questions and problem-solve any issues. Continue reading

15 Body Language Secrets of Successful People

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Non-verbal communication or body language, accounts for more than 50% of how people perceive you and what you are trying to communicate.

There are 15 common body language blunders that people, make that have been highlighted by Dr. Travis Bradberry in a recent Huffington Post article. Continue reading