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5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By J. Mason
InMilitaryEducation.com Staff

If you want to get your foot in the door, you need to make sure your resume is on point.

Being sloppy with your spelling, organization, or not bothering to customize your resume to the position you’re applying for can seriously hurt your chances. What you need are some simple tips to keep your experience in line with the job, and to get yourself noticed within the pile of applicants. Continue Reading

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Troops to Teachers: Helping Veterans Serve with Pride in the Classroom

What is Troops to Teachers?

To use the organization’s own words, Troops to Teachers is “a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.”

Craig Gilman, a former U.S. Marine currently serving as an education coordinator and online adjunct faculty member with American Military University (AMU), spoke to In Military Education about Troops to Teachers. Continue Reading

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Think Teamwork: Tips for Veterans Transitioning from the Military to Civilian Life

By Aaron Saari
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

Would you ever walk off the FOB by yourself on a deployment? I hope not. But tons of veterans seem to simply jump into the civilian world without collecting intel from fellow veterans who have transitioned successfully.

Everything in the military centers around teamwork. Successful veterans carry that principle forward and build their team before they transition…or right after. Continue Reading

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Podcast: What Issues Are Veterans Facing This Veterans Day?

Interview by Robin Adney
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

George Vukovich, the Director of Veterans Outreach at American Military University, is our guest on this special Veterans Day podcast.

As we take a day of reflection to honor and thank the men and women who have served the United States, George discusses some of the challenges facing veterans as they enter the workforce, as well as some solutions American Military University presents that can enhance their job-seeking process. Continue Reading

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How To Create the Ideal LinkedIn Profile

By Laura Shin
Contributor to Forbes

As almost 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn, it’s imperative to put your best foot forward there.

But the amount of space the site offers can be intimidating. Is it helpful or just too much information to fill out every single section, including Test Scores, Courses, and Volunteering? What if you mention a personal interest that turns off a potential client or employer? Continue Reading

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