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Posted October 05, 2016 by

How to market military experience on a resume and cover letter

Recent college grads and entry-level job seekers with military experience can set themselves apart from other job seekers because they have experience beyond the classroom that employers covet.

But the only way to do that is to create a resume and cover letter that highlights how military experience translates to the professional world.

It’s easier said than done, and takes practice, patience, and persistence. Recent college grads should reach out to their college career services department for resume and cover letter writing assistance, as they are skilled at helping veteran students and grads market their resume and cover letter. (more…)

Posted January 07, 2013 by

8 Valuable Tips For Navigating Military Job Fairs

CollegeRecruiter.comSo, you are a military job seeker attending a job fair.  How can you make most of this experience?  Here are some helpful tips in the following post.

After attending numerous military job fairs as part of my work, I have witnessed firsthand countless job seeker mistakes that are easily avoidable. The list below was compiled in order to provide useful advice to assist transitioning military service members with marketing themselves more successfully and to help them overcome some common challenges.

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8 Valuable Tips For Navigating Military Job Fairs

Posted January 07, 2013 by

Building a Winning Military-to-Civilian Cover Letter

CollegeRecruiter.comAlong with submitting their resumes, military job seekers may want to include a cover letter.  In the following post, find out how they can create one that is ideal for a military transition into a civilian workforce.

If you have taken the time to carefully translate your military experience into a quality civilian resume, or had a professional military resume writing firm do it for you, a great cover letter might be exactly what you need to attract the attention of hiring managers and decision makers. A properly written cover letter can separate you from other job seekers and increase your chances of success.

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Building a Winning Military-to-Civilian Cover Letter

Posted November 27, 2012 by

Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are a job seeker coming back from the military, beware of making some common mistakes on your resume, as mentioned in the following post.

As the manager for a military resume writing service, I come across thousands of resumes from a variety of fields and backgrounds. After seeing so many military personnel continue to make some of these avoidable errors on civilian resumes, I decided to share a list of the more common mistakes, as well as practical solutions and advice to help prevent resume shortfalls.

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Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them