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Sep 16, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Aug 30, 2021
Few civilians have even the faintest clue what military jobs such as these are: unit supply specialist, visual information equipment operator-maintainer, Seabee, or a command and control battle management operator. It is in the best interest of every servicemember who transitions out of active service to take responsibility for their own success by being their own foreign language interpreter.
Aug 5, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Jul 25, 2021

Very few employers, higher education included, have set up the systems, processes, and mindsets to effectively hire veterans into the right positions. In honor of National Hire A Veteran Day (July 25), here are six ways employers make the hiring process harder on both themselves and veterans than it needs to be, and how institutions can be more veteran and military inclusive.

Jun 8, 2021

The skills that you’ve honed in the military leave you well-prepared for the civilian workforce. Creating a resume that highlights those skills positions you for success.

Jun 1, 2021
Deciding which professional role to pursue after military service can be daunting. If you are considering a role in higher education, be sure to reflect on the military role you are leaving. 
Apr 22, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Feb 3, 2021
When pursuing a dual career in higher education and the military, use introspection and forward thinking to help determine what your goals and priorities are for these two careers.
Dec 17, 2020
Transitioning from the military and finding civilian work is challenging and competitive. Here's what you should know when including your military experience on your resume.
Dec 9, 2020
Register for the upcoming virtual panel discussion for military and veteran law students. Panelists will discuss how they used their military experience and the opportunities available in the legal field.
Nov 20, 2020
According to a new study, it pays to be a veteran. In all states, except one, veterans earn more on average than non-veterans. 
Sep 1, 2020
This virtual hiring fair for student veterans will take place September 9, 2020.
Aug 11, 2020
Use the Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with open civilian jobs. 
Aug 10, 2020
The Texas A&M University System, Texas Workforce Commission, Combined Arms, Wal-Mart Foundation, Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Texas Veterans Commission, and others have teamed up to create the new all-inclusive experience for military veterans and their families. 
Aug 6, 2020
To be veteran ready, higher education institutions need to break down barriers and stereotypes and have a deeper understanding of veterans in the hiring process.
Mar 19, 2018
"Can you remind me why you are so great, again?" If you receive a similar request from a former manager or colleague you've asked to be a reference, don't be offended. Your achievements may not be top of mind for them, especially if you haven't worked together in years. Instead, help them prepare to give you a good reference by reminding them of former duties and notable achievements, sharing your resume or CV, and filling them in on the desired job.
Feb 6, 2018
No matter what type of position you're interviewing for in the higher education field, it's important to communicate clearly during one-on-one interviews, at meals, with campus administrators, and during all other interactions throughout the interview process. In fact, effective verbal communication is one of the most sought-after skills by employers these days. So how can you practice and enhance this critical skill in advance of your next big interview?
Oct 7, 2016
The objective of the job interview is to determine the right fit. You wouldn't have made it this far without having a resume or CV that is compatible with the job description, so the pivotal questions asked during the interview are the ones that glean more abstract information to find the perfect match.
Aug 1, 2016
Congratulations on your new job! Usually the conversation where you accept the offer and confirm your salary and start date is busy enough. It doesn't present the chance to pose those nitty gritty questions such as: Where do I park on my first day? What is the office dress code? How do I navigate campus? Where do I eat lunch?
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