What were the biggest challenges you faced in looking for a job after leaving the military?
"Creating a decent resume and cover letter. "
Brief Description of Assistance Received:
"Resume critique and writing skill, creating a cover letter, how to negotiate salary."
Result of Assistance:
"I have an amazing resume and can speak to HR generalist on how to negotiate my salary."
Personal Statement on the Value of Experience Working with CASY & MSCCN: "Understanding of the work environment and what employers expect of their workers. an opportunity to explore possible career options. increased self-understanding, maturity, independence and self-confidence."
Time is our most valuable currency. If you are looking for a job or haven’t had the time to look for a job, then spend this month making time by using a time blocking schedule to reach your goals. If your calendar is full due to other responsibilities, take it one day and one task at a time.
Block the time every week to job search, another block for targeting your resume, another block for applying to the position. This is time consuming but scheduling it will increase your percentage of being successful in completing the tasks.
For extra support and leads, start working with a Vet Jobs Career Specialist to assist you with job opportunities. On days you feel unmotivated, reach out to a colleague or friend for a coffee break. Networking is always a good idea and could lead to opportunities.
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