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4 Steps to Attacking Your Job Hunt Like a Sniper

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

Chris Kyle didn’t become “America’s Most Lethal Sniper” by firing thousands of rounds haphazardly from a machine gun. Like all snipers, he put an intense amount of thought into every shot he took.

You need to approach your job hunt in the same way. Don’t spew your resume to 100 different companies per day like a machine gunner. Continue Reading

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions

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

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98

Four Reasons You Should Build a Tribe of Veterans

By Lydia Davey
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

The right group of people can inspire you, support and nourish your best ideas, shoot down your worst ones, and help you take the breathless leap from what is to what can be.

American entrepreneur Seth Godin said, “A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate.”

The framework for successful communication is already built into the veteran community. Continue Reading

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98

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

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions

How Military Leaders Can Make the Career Transition to Civilian Life

By Dr. Jerry Pionk (Sergeant Major, US Army, retired) (1950-2014)
Former Faculty Member, School of Management at American Military University

In today’s climate of shrinking military budgets and personnel reductions, military members and recently released veterans must be prepared to make the transition to civilian life. The following are tips gleaned from various sources that may be helpful.

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions