Search (Showing 1 - 5 of 43)

Focus Your Military Transition for a Successful Job Search

We’ve done so much, with so little, for so long, that we can do anything, with nothing, forever.

This phrase highlights the strength of the current military member, and at the same time, the weakness of the veteran job seeker.

Swiss Army Knife, transitioning militaryOne of the biggest issues transitioning veterans face as they prepare to move on from military service is the “jack of all trades” hurdle. Although we pride ourselves on being able to accomplish any task given to us, we quickly discover that there are no listings on job boards for the position of “Swiss Army Knife.”

Yet if there isn’t a market for this why do so many veterans end…

Read 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 true in all aspects of your job search.

The key questions:

  1. Are you communicating your work achievements that are relevant to the job description?
  2. Do you meet the requirements of the job description?

Those two questions should be your main concern. And for most positions and most cleared job seekers, that should be accomplished in two pages.

However, if the contract requires me to…

Read More

ClearedJobs.Net Big Data

Numbers are important, and so is great content which continues to be our focus. Building great content that meets the specific and unique needs of our community is our mission. Our community has grown through these content strategies to help security cleared candidates’ career search and support cleared facilities employers’ sourcing.

The Cleared Job Board is the primary service we provide the community. Yet many still know us for our Cleared Job Fairs. Our Cleared Job Board traffic continues to grow as we provide more services to the job seeker to better research and connect with recruiters.

In addition, we saw an 18% increase in the number of…

Read More

Five Military Transition Questions with Engility’s Mike Snodgrass

Mike, tell us about yourself 

I joined the Air Force in 1978 after graduating from the Air Force Academy. I flew F-4s, F-16s, F-15s, C-130s and more. It was mostly a storybook career mix of operational and staff assignments at all levels. After 33 years I decided it was time to move on, so I retired. I initially built a small consulting business to reset perspective and stay engaged. Business was good, but I decided to look for a permanent position after about a year. Several months later I was hired by Engility as the Director of USAF and FAA programs for the company .

Do you consider your transition

Read More

AFCEA NOVA Career Transition Seminar Breakfast, May 8

ClearedJobs.Net is sponsoring the AFCEA NOVA Government and Military Career Transition Seminar & Breakfast, May 8, from 7am-9am at the DoubleTree in Crystal City, Virginia. The breakfast is the morning of the Cleared Job Fair, which will also be at the DoubleTree from 11am-3pm.

Gain insight from those who have successfully transitioned and network with hiring professionals and other transitioning service members. Space is limited, so pre-register today.

The event will offer attendees the opportunity to:

* Hear from seasoned professionals who recently went through the same transition. They’ll share what worked, and what challenges they faced

* Hear from industry executives on…

Read More