Tag Archives: Military Transition / Veterans

  • Do Service Branches Have Different Leadership Styles

    In November, 2010, Harvard Business Review had a special issue largely focused on things the private world could learn from the military. One of the articles in that issue that immediately stuck with me focused on the different leadership styles that each service cultivates. The … more

  • When Should My Resume Be Longer than Two Pages

    How long should your resume be if you have 20+ years experience? It depends on the position you’re applying for. And it’s definitely a personal preference for a recruiter as to how many pages a resume should have. Different recruiters like different things. That’s tru… more

  • Leaving Active Duty? Smart Steps While Still Serving

    Transitioning military personnel often wait too long to start their career transition process. Some choose to completely avoid planning for job search but expect it will be easy to find a job. Even when you are in the midst of your current assignment, there are steps you can take… more

  • Transitioning Military Sell Your Talent Not Your Title

    There’s a lot of PR going on right now around the topic of veteran hiring. Private organizations are picking up on the terrific talent pool coming out of the armed forces and many even have specific outreach programs designed to attract recently separated military personnel. Le… more

  • Use Your Last Duty Station as a Springboard for Success

    Transition. It’s the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. In the case of the veteran we know where we start (active duty) and we know where we want to end up (employed). But anyone who thinks they can wait until their final year in the servi… more