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Civilian Job News:

July/August 2010

Articles in This Issue

A Success Story Waiting for You

ComSonics, an international manufacturing and services firm in the electronics industry, is interested in hiring only the best employees and watching them succeed professionally.  ComSonics often hires military-experienced candidates. Retired Air Force Master Sergeant Jeff Voelkers shares his success story with this small but growing company.

The Best of the Best

Are you or someone you know high achieving military professionals under the age of 40? If so, we are looking for you. Civilian Job News is on a mission to find the top active-duty military and veterans for a special recognition program.


Getting Hired in a Competitive Job Market

In today’s job market, getting an edge on your job seeker competition can be the key to getting not only an interview but a job offer.  Carolyn Heinze provides advice on how to stand out from the crowd.

Be an Interview Pro

You don’t have to be Emily Post to win over an interviewer with professionalism and charm. But understanding a few basic rules of etiquette can help you master the art of the job interview. In this month’s Career Coach’s Corner, Tom Wolfe shares his top rules of etiquette to follow before, during and after the interview.

From the Blog: Federal Job Search Myths Debunked

Working for the federal government provides great opportunities for veterans.  In this article from the blog, Jessie Richardson takes on a few common myths about the challenges of applying for and getting hired into federal jobs.

Charm Your way to a Job Offer

Understanding the basics of rules of the job interview can make all the difference for military-experienced candidates. Get advice on how to maximize the time you spend in front of a recruiter before, during, and after the interview.

Publisher’s Letter

Civilian Job News' Publisher, Bill Basnett, shares his tips for keeping your job hunt going strong despite the lazy days of summer.