LinkedIn for Veterans: 6 Tips For A Better Profile

Linkedin for Veterans guide

I attended an event held by the Berkeley Haas Alumni Society a few weekends ago. It was a career event tailored for Veterans in the Silicon Valley area. There were several workshops: Resume refinement, tips for your job search, mock interviews, and even a career fair. My favorite parts of the event were the presentations (by Mauri Schwartz & Tim Johnston) given on the importance of LinkedIn for Veterans.

During these presentations I realized something…

Most of our profiles SUCK.

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What the Military Taught Me About Sensitivity

what the military taught me about sensitivity

There are many career fields where people believe that tough skin is a prerequisite for employment. I can think of a few off the top of my head: police officer, fireman, designer, school teacher (kids can be evil). In my opinion, there are a limited selection of careers that can compare to life in the military. To most people, the military can seem like it is definitely not a place thriving with sensitivity

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Why Writing Goals Makes Them Achievable

goal writing

This year, I have learned a considerable amount about the importance of writing goals. Writing goals is not the voodoo magic trick that people make it out to be, but there’s evidence that shows how well it works.

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