Should I Consider Community College?

The practice of completing undergraduate studies (a bachelor’s degree) by attending a community college then transferring to a local college or university to complete the final two years is called the “feeder school trend.”

How Can a Marine Spouse Finance Their Education?

The cost of college can be significant, but there are many options available to you as a Marine spouse to help you finance your education.

Get Started Writing Your Resume Today!

Developing a solid resume takes work, so don’t expect perfection from your first effort. Much like writing a paper, start with an outline and a little messy brainstorming.

Research the Organization Prior to Your Interview

If you know that the company you’re interviewing with values innovation, you’d want to emphasize the ways you contributed new ideas, growth. If they value tradition, you might emphasize other aspects of your experience.

How Marine For Life Helped Smooth One Marine's Transition

After learning of the Marine For Life Network during the Transition Readiness Seminar, SSgt Jenkins decided to join the network on LinkedIn where he was able to connect with employers.

Marine Spouse 101: Don't Wait For Orders to Begin Your Job Search

Marine Spouse 101:  A new spouse series that highlights the challenges and adventures of a soon-to-be Marine spouse.  Follow her story as she begins her Marine Corps journey.
 

Basic Competencies

It can be very easy to confuse skills and competencies. Skills are the building blocks of expertise required to perform tasks—such as proficiency in a particular job specific computer program. Competencies are the behaviors or “transferrable” or “soft” skills that distinguish levels of performance.

4 Tips for Writing Your Federal Resume

Did you know that federal jobs require a unique style of resume? Here are our top tips for crafting a federal resume that is sure to get you noticed for all the right reasons.

What's the Best Resume Format for You?

Not sure which resume format you should choose for your next job application? Here’s a brief overview of common resume types to get you started.

LinkedIn Etiquette

LinkedIn is a great way to keep in touch with colleagues, present your professional image, and conduct your job search. Keep in mind this essential LinkedIn etiquette as you cultivate your network.

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