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Tips for Transitioning Military from an L-3 Recruiter

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.

Bill Lewis, Recruiting Manager with L-3 Communications GS&ES and a service member for 23 years, relays some helpful thoughts for transitioning military on their job search.

Check out the job translators below the video!

Military job translators
http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/
http://www.careerinfonet.org/moc

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Transitioning Military Does Your Job Have a Civilian Equivalent

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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.

Don’t assume there are no relevant civilian jobs for your military experience. You just may need to do some homework to figure out where the skills you developed in the military are most transferable in the civilian world.

In this video Patra provides guidance on how you can get started.

Make sure you check out the resources below the video.

Resources:

Military job translators

O*Net Online
Career One Stop Military to Civilian

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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 the word “young.” And the list erupted. More often the ads contain code words or the hiring manager’s bias is more subtle.

What are you to do if you are over 40 and looking for a new job?  BE SMART!

When you are seeking a new job – at any age – you need to put your best self into the process. You need a plan for success.…

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Job Seeker Handbook for May 10 Cleared Job Fair Crystal City, VA

Check out the cleared facilities employers who will be interviewing from 11am-3pm at the DoubleTree in Crystal City, and the security cleared positions they will be seeking to fill.

You must have a current or active security clearance to attend. To pre-register, click here!

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What Do You Really Want to do Next

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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.

At every ClearedJobs.Net Cleared Job Fair, as well as other events, I talk with transitioning military folks who do not really know what they want to do next.

Many have some idea. Some have very specific plans. But a large number do not have a clear, specific focus. Certainly when I left the USAF, I knew what I wanted to do, but not how my chosen field really worked in the civilian world,…

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