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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