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3 Success Tactics for Veterans’ Job Search

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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.

If you want a job, vets are highly successful in corporate America. For many the transition is not so easy, but success comes rapidly once they find the right opportunity.

Success Tactic 1. Join a job club

Job clubs offer you an opportunity to talk with, learn from, help, and find support with other job seekers. Job clubs are run by many groups: local chapters of professional/trade organizations, religious groups, and other…

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3 Success Tactics for Veterans’ Job Search

If you want a job, vets are highly successful in corporate America. For many the transition is not so easy, but success comes rapidly once they find the right opportunity.

Success Tactic 1. Join a job club

Job clubs offer you an opportunity to talk with, learn from, help, and find support with other job seekers. Job clubs are run by many groups: local chapters of professional/trade organizations, religious groups, and other community-based groups.

Look at LinkedIn and MeetUp for leads too. Check with your state employment services. There are also job clubs which are membership-based and charge a fee to join. Check out Job-Hunt.org’s directory of

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Ramp Up Your Job Search Research

Feeling stuck? Job search slowing? Not finding jobs that are really right for you?

Go to the library! Runyon’s Corollary: Spending a few hours on the Internet often saves a few minutes in the library.

Everything is NOT on the web. But your public library has a lot of resources.

Take a look at various business periodicals for leads. Read trade publications.

See where your targets – for networking and for jobs – meet, and what groups they belong to.

Look at the business reference section’s materials for appropriate topics. Review various business guides and SEC information. Check out their online resources. Often these are ones you need to pay…

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