Most jobs with the United States Air Force align well with civilian jobs. You don’t find yourself minus skills or having to go back for a new degree.

As a career recruiter, I've dealt with a lot of systems meant to help me sort through the hundreds of applications I might receive for each job. Unfortunately, these systems can make the application process feel like a Black Hole to the job seeker. Here are some tips to get past the ATS:
- Use keywords - look at the job posting and use the exact language that's in the description, including titles & acronyms. Be true to your own experience (don't... see more

what do you do? you are applying for junior developer and they asked you to interview for the senior level? is a... see more

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The structure. And training young soldiers. I really liked traveling to other countries. Iloved serving my country there is a sence of pride about it.


Your welcome. Was an honor to serve my country.

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Transitioning to civilian life after a military career can present its challenges. Luckily, many companies recognize that. In addition to the job skills obtained during your time in the military, many employers appreciate the discipline and values held by #veterans!

Some companies go above and beyond to help military members by providing extra resources and specific programs dedicated to those who have served and their families. I’ve included a... see more

Great list! I would also add UnitedHealth Group and Wells Fargo. UHG has a military internship program and Wells... see more

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Does anyone here have any experience with trying to find employment with a SD? I know what the laws say, but that doesn’t stop a potential employer from simply not picking you and not disclosing why.

Little back ground. I am a disabled veteran with 12 years experience in what best translates to logistics (but on the explosive side). I can walk but bending, twisting and standing too long tends to cause a ton of pain. Unfortunately that knocks... see more

Bonehead!! I asked for your location then saw Georgia in the post. Sorry. If you were here in Southern Calif... see more

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I started out as a reservist and learned a lot as it being a part job, learned lots of things, then got a government job with the Coast Guard. You have to think outside the box when looking for a job . What do you like to do? What skills do you have, what education. Talk to people who are doing what you want. I know the military is not for everyone but people fail to realize that each job has its own rules> Don't just look for a job, look for a... see more

Diana Haines - I totally agree. Theres a TON of jobs out there we can do but we have to think what can we truly... see more

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Worst day at last job. As a Navy instructor, I have the confidence to teach co-workers, my worst day was when I learned my advancement was put on hold to accommodate moving of overhires in other branches on base to open authorized job opening. Within 3 hours realized the new boss had no Historic Buildings or archaeology skills or knowledge. Spent many hours educating him with basics of each position in my program. Only after 80+ plus hours... see more

Kevin Christopher thats a tough and frustrating situation to be in. Thank goodness you were able to step in. I hope... see more

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Work hard dreams without goals are just dreams said Denzel Washington any way the point is have goals to make your dreams come true and have nothing hold you back

The most stressful part of the day would be your ptsd and if you see combat it’ll mess with you for the rest of your days learn to manage it over time

In the military no felonies no excuses and no severe medical problem physical or mentally unstable they will turn you down and say no

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