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Healthcare Panel & Networking Event
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Veterans have spent the first part of their careers helping keep their country safe, so as they make the transition to the private sector, security jobs are a natural choice. Jobs are available both in the private sector and the public sector. Healthcare professionals can work in the Treasury Department, for security companies, for federal authorities, and across many other organizations. If you have a college diploma and experience in the healthcare field, then you have an advantage. The opportunities for employment and salaries are great in this field. Specific salary amounts, however, will depend on job experience, job position, and a variety of other factors. Start your career in the Healthcare Industry: Visit My Next Move for Veterans in Healthcare and check out the career specifications. Sign up to attend Monthly Musters. [cs_button button_title="Register here" button_link="http://www.nvtsi.org/events/healthcare-panel-networking-event/" button_border="yes" border_button_color="#424242" button_bg_color="#bfbfbf" button_size="btn-lg" ="null" button_icon_position="left" button_type="rounded" button_target="_self"]

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How to Prepare to Interview a Veteran
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When most corporate recruiters and hiring managers interview a veteran, they treat the process as if the candidate were just like everyone else. On one level, this is good, because it ensures equality of opportunity and compliance with both human resources law and common sense. Companies are losing out on the high value of quality veteran talent, however, when they do not take the proper veteran-specific steps to prepare, assess and follow up with military-experienced candidates. In every important way, veteran job candidates are like any other human, but unlocking their special and extraordinary capacity to contribute to a new organization requires effort and insight. One model for successful veteran interviewing is defined by the acronym PAF: Prepare, Assess and Follow up. This article examines the first step: Prepare. Understand why you are hiring veterans. During the Prepare phase, the interviewer reviews the organization's driving purpose in hiring veterans, checks his or her bias regarding veterans and seeks to understand the true success drivers for the position. Most interviewers skip the first step, but it is critical to understand the underlying motivations for the organization's veteran hiring initiative. Is there a sincere commitment to veteran abilities and experiences, or is there more of a political climate of insincere appearances? Some organizations feature a wide range of sometimes conflicting motivations, but the skilled interviewer will seek to understand the "why" and..

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What Color is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Veterans Changing Careers
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In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised and updated edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. The formulaic approach forces you to delve deeply into your skills and interests to help identify suitable job choices.  It provides realistic guidance, coupled with the recognition that job hunting is still difficult, and requires perseverance and resilience to keep trying in the midst of rejection and disappointment.  This book gives you an advantage in your job hunt by pointing out pitfalls and ways to strengthen your positioning to become more competitive in the job market.  There are no easy steps in the job-hunting process, and the same is true for career-changers, but you can up your odds by following the time-tested advice in the book. For instance, Bolles emphasizes the importance of taking the initiative to pursue the company you are specifically interested in to increase your odds of having your resume seen versus long odds of using a random approach such as a job board posting.  Bolles stresses throughout..

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REBOOT/HIREGI PMP Employer Panel Discusses Career Options With Veterans
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REBOOT/HIREGI PMP Employer Panel...

Today 30 veterans and transitioning military attended a PMP Employers Panel hosted by NVTSI and our partner HIREGI. The three companies in attendance were; Booze Allen Hamilton, County of San Diego and Lockheed Martin. Project Managers are in Demand. And in our project-driven world, more organizations are recognizing the value of having a skilled workforce to deliver successful projects and business outcomes. Some of these same organizations also acknowledge hiring military veterans with project management expertise as an essential strategy for maintaining a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

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