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.

Spouse Employment: Calculating the Cost of Working

Are you preparing to return to work after some time away from the job market? Work through these simple calculations to determine if going back to work is right for your family.

Ten Things To Do When Applying to a College or University

Preparation begins with a conversation.   Marine Corps Education Service Officers and Education Service Specialists at Voluntary Education are trained to guide you toward educational opportunities that fit your skill sets and meet your ambitions. 

Everything You Need to Know About the Voluntary Education Program

Are you thinking of getting a college degree? With your military training and experience you may already be part way there.

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