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  • Find and Retain Military Talent
    by Carl Savino - July 15, 2016
    Following our nation’s lengthy wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, considerable effort and resources have been expended to help the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces make a successful re-entry into the civilian workforce. This article discusses how employers can tap into and retain that talent. As the national unemployment rate continues to drop toward record lows, there is increased competition a...
  • by Carl Savino - May 27, 2014
    Your references are an important component of your job search. They are the people who will vouch for your character, skills and experience, and ultimately help you land the job. Usually the employer asks for references when they are seriously considering you for a position. Therefore it’s important to plan ahead, get your ducks in a row and prepare a robust list of current references who can attest to your abilities and exper...
  • by Carl Savino - June 12, 2013
    As the nation’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are coming to a close, considerable attention has been given to the recruiting and retention of military veterans. This article provides employers with helpful tips on both. Recruitment of Veterans Did you know that annually, almost 250,000 men and women leave active military service? The skills and experience they bring to the table are wide and varied, with corollaries in...
  • by Carl Savino - July 10, 2012
    Informational interviews use your network to prospect for leads and opportunities. If you want a job interview, you should understand the informational interview and how to initiate it and use it effectively. Gathering information in this way opens the doors to opportunities while minimizing rejections and competition.Practicing the 5 Rs PrincipleThe guiding principle behind prospecting, networking, and informational interview...