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March/April 2010

Articles in This Issue

Logistically Speaking


Swisslog employees

at the Global Leadership

Development Program.

Based in Denver, Colo., the North American division of Swisslog Healthcare Solutions Division provides logistic automation, primarily for healthcare markets via total design, manufacturing, installation, and customer support. The company prides itself only hiring the best of the best. Military-experienced employees are at the top of their recruiting needs because of the dedication and commitment to quality veterans bring to the company.

 

 

Sound Bites: Interview Communication Skills

Job interviews can be challenge for most people. The good news is anyone can master the basic communication skills need to ace even the toughest interview. 

Finding Your Post-Military Career With Social Media

Networking has long been a staple of job seekers, but today job seekers are networking both in person and online. Social networking sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook are changing this age-old job searching tool.

 

De-conflicting Your Job Search

When job hunting, it's very easy to apply for the same job several times - especially if it's a job you really want. In this issue, our Career Coach Tom Wolfe explains the pitfalls of applying for the same job more than once.

From the Blog: Federal Job Search Tips

The federal government is expected to hire approximately 273,000 new workers over the course of the next three years. As a veteran, you may be eligible for preference points. Jessie Richardson provides advice for veteran's seeking federal employment. 

  

In Debt? Know Your Options

In today's job market, many employers are thoroughly researching candidates before hiring them. In addition to verifying education qualification and past employment history, credit checks are now included in the background check. Cleaning up your finances should be your first step in your job hunt.

The Value of Military Leaders

Military-experienced candidates are highly sought after by Corporate America for their leadership skills but that's not all. In this issue, Evan Offstein outlines the traits that employers value in veterans.  

Publisher’s Letter

Springtime is just around the corner. The days are getting longer and warm weather is headed our way. We all look forward the warmer weather, but you should look forward to a busy job fair schedule as well. As a job seeker, you should attend at least one job fair in the coming months.