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Mastering the Interview
  • Explore the different types of interview formats
  • Review sample interview questions
  • Learn common missteps veterans make in civilian interviews

RESOURCES: Informational Interviews | Our Best Elevator Pitch Tips

Virtual Networking
  • Discuss what a network is and what it should look like
  • Develop different strategies for using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites in your job search
  • Learn how to use social media sites to expand your network and build new connections

RESOURCES: The Art of Following Up | Military Spouse Professional Network

Preparing for Employment in a Virtual World
  • Learn how to prepare for a virtual career fair
  • Discuss 10 steps for success in the virtual career fair hiring process
  • Gain tips on how to engage in meaningful conversations with recruiters online

RESOURCES: HOH SITREP Podcast: Spectrum's Military Hiring Mission

Resume Writing, Interviewing, & Networking
  • Understand the components of a well-crafted resume
  • Learn negotiation tips to use with talent acquisition specialists and hiring managers
  • Learn techniques to help you master job interviews

RESOURCES: Raytheon Recruits Veterans

Interview Skills
  • Practice interview techniques
  • Learn techniques to help remain calm and confident during job interviews
  • Review common interview questions and receive advice on how to answer them

RESOURCES: How to Make Your Story Stand Out for Hiring Managers

Navigating the Virtual Selection Process
  • Learn the elements of a successful application strategy in a virtual hiring environment
  • Receive a virtual career fair preparation checklist
  • Review tips for video and telephone interviews

RESOURCES: Wells Fargo Careers for Veterans

Conducting a Successful Job Search in the Civilian Workforce
  • Understand what tools are available to help with your job search
  • Hear how recruiters use Indeed and LinkedIn to identify job candidates
  • Learn why recruiters ask about your military experience

RESOURCES: Phillips 66 Veterans Jobs | Veteran Hiring Is Not The Field of Dreams

Resume Tips and Resume Review Session
  • Hear tips on how to sell your accomplishments on your resume
  • Learn why you should research the company before you submit your resume
  • Learn how to translate your military experience

RESOURCES: Employer Connection: Walmart

Mock Interviews for Cybersecurity & IT Roles
  • Learn about three different types of job interview formats
  • Understand the importance of practicing and preparing for virtual interviews
  • Learn how to use the S.O.A.R. Answer Model

RESOURCES: Capital One Tech Profiles

Resume Review for Cybersecurity and IT Roles
  • Learn why you should spend extra time on the top third of your resume
  • Hear recruiters explain the elements of an easy-to-digest resume
  • Learn about when you should include your volunteer experience on your resume

RESOURCES: Preparing for Employment in a Virtual World | Employer Connection: NBCUniversal

Employment Resources for Today's Job Seekers
  • Learn effective job search methods for transitioning service members and military spouses
  • Understand the advantages of writing a resume that utilizes both chronological and functional features
  • Learn resume tips to help you secure a job interview

RESOURCES: Soldier For Life: U.S. Army | Preparing for Employment in a Virtual World

Practical Advice for Student Veterans from Amazon, Spectrum, Phillips 66, Lockheed Martin and Comcast
  • Hear about the unexpected opportunities created by today's remote workforce
  • Learn what practical steps student veterans can take to attract the attention of corporate recruiters
  • Receive tips on participating in a virtual hiring event

RESOURCES: Institute for Veterans and Military Families - Syracuse University | How to Make Your Story Stand Out for Hiring Managers

The Ultimate Guide for Interview Preparation
  • Review a list of 15 do's and don'ts for job interview preparation
  • Learn how to set the ambiance for your virtual interview
  • Receive insider tips on interviewing for a role at Walmart

RESOURCES: Employer Connection: Walmart | Preparing for Employment in a Virtual World

Panel Discussion: Mentorship with Spectrum
  • Hear tips on mentorship from three veterans and one military spouse working at Spectrum
  • Understand the expectations of a mentorship relationship
  • Review the differences between informal and formal mentors

RESOURCES: Employer Connection: Spectrum | American Corporate Partners Mentoring Program | Veterai

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