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  • I’m Seeking an Executive Position as I Transition Out of Civil Service, Why Would I Attend a Cleared Job Fair

    I teach classes on career search and social media for transitioning government and military personnel. This question and my response below came from a senior professional at a recent class. Many of the tips are valid no matter your level within an organization. We understand th… more

  • Too Soon Old – Are You A Job Seeker Over 40

    When I give career development seminars, there are often questions about age discrimination. Yes, discrimination is illegal. And yes, it does still occur. There recently was a job posting on a professional group’s email list for an entry-level position which also included th… more

  • What Do You Really Want to do Next

    [caption id="attachment_4233" align="alignright" width="139"] World War I Victory Medal[/caption] May is National Military Appreciation Month. Each day this month we highlight articles to aid transitioning military in their job search and stories to honor our nation's veterans… more

  • Security Clearance Reciprocity

    At a recent briefing by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) at the Government Technology & Services Coalition (GTSC), Charlie Sowell, ODNI Deputy Assistant Director, shared some of the… more

  • How Much Time Does a Recruiter Spend Looking at a Resume

    In the last few weeks there has been a lot of discussion in the recruiting world about a study that reviewed recruiters' resume scanning behavior. The recruiters in the study self-reported that they spent up to four to five minutes reviewing a resume. However the study found … more