Category: Video Blog

Adapting Your Military Skills to Fit Corporate America

After 21 years of service in the military, Mike Bazinet of Grifols knows the struggles veterans face when entering corporate America. Watch the video below as he share his advice on how to adapt to a new environment using skills you learned during military training. For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social . . . Read More

From Basic to Tailored: How to Make Your Skills Shine

Employers are looking for you, but you have to go the extra mile to make your resume shine. Check out how to modify your basic resume and skills to match the position you’re applying for with tips from seasoned John Deere Recruiter Bev Curtis. For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social Jobs . . . Read More

Make Yourself Available & Be Seen

We can’t even begin to tell you how important networking is for job seekers. Whether your touching base with a potential employer on social media or interacting with employers at job fairs or networking events, its important to exude confidence and be able to speak on the fly. If you’re uncomfortable, check out local Toastmasters organizations who can help develop your public speaking skills.

Job Search Resources for Veterans

Veterans.jobs offers military and transitioning service members more than just a skills translator. See what additional resources are provided to veteran job seekers by visiting Veterans.jobs, and learn how you can put those resources to work for you!

Classes and Online Resources for Veterans

Did you know your state workforce agency offers free classes with tips on how to interview, as well as resume assistance? These and other in-person and online resources are available to help lessen the stress of your job search. See what Dennis Wimer from Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development has to say about the free tools at your disposal:
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How Veterans Can Prepare for Job Interviews

Feeling comfortable talking about your accomplishments is something that everyone has trouble with, but for veteran job seekers, this task is especially difficult after being part of such a team-centric environment. See tips from Easter Seals’ Carol Salter on how veterans can prepare for interviews using both team-centric and first person language.

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Take Care of Your Personal Brand

While social media is a great way for job seekers to make helpful connections, individuals also run the risk of jeopardizing their job prospects. Sr. Talent Acquisition Operations Manager Deane Osner shares some insight from an employer’s perspective on a person’s online presence.

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