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Military Outreach

Resources for veterans and their families to help with career and life transition.

Disabled Veterans Jobs/News

Government Jobs & Employment Resources

Part-time with benefits

 

Special or Niche Job Sites & other misc. sites or stories

HealthCare Jobs

Veterans Career Fairs - Online

Career Fairs listed are either specifically for veterans or open to the general public.  Be sure to inquire before traveling to a job fair by going online or calling to confirm that the event is being held. 

"Quick Start" Careers

Civilian Jobs with Military/Government Agencies

Something NEW!

Delaware Employment & State Resources

See the home page/front page for breaking news on local employers hiring such as JP Morgan Chase, Amazon.com, SAP America, and GE!

Large PA Employers, Employment Centers, & State Resources

http://meehan.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=86&sectiontree=73,86

Congressman - Pat Meehan

My Pennsylvania representative has links on his site specifically for veterans to medical and education benefits, and contact information for veterans affairs.  Check your local Congressman's office for links in your area!

 

Part-time / Seasonal Employment

Temporary or Staffing Agencies

Unique Opportunities

Veterans in Transition

Interviewing & Career Tips

TOP 25 Reasons Why People Don't Get Hired: (found online)

1. Poor personal appearance
2. Lack of interest and enthusiasm: Passive, indecisive and indifferent.
3. Over emphasis on money: interested only in best dollar offer.
4. Condemnation of past employers.
5. Failure to look at the interviewer when speaking.
6. Limp, fishy handshake.
7. Unwillingness to travel or relocate to employers preferences.
8. Late for interview.
9. Failure to express appreciation for interviewer's time.
10. Asks no or poor questions about job.
11. Vague, indefinite response to questions.
12. Overbearing, over aggressive, conceited with superiority or "know it all complex."
13. Inability to express self clearly; Poor voice, diction, grammar.
14. Lack of planning for career; no purpose and goals.
15. Unwilling to start at the bottom; expects too much too soon.
16. Lack of confidence and poise, nervous, ill at ease.
17. Makes excuses, evasive, hedges on unfavorable aspects of job history.
18. Lack of tact or cynical.
19. Lack of courtesy; ill mannered.
20. Lack of maturity.
21. Wants job for short time.
22. No interest in company or industry.
23. Low moral standards.
24. Intolerant: strong prejudices.
25. Inability to take criticism.
 

Instruction Librarian

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James Bradley
Contact:
New Castle, DE
(302) 356-6872

Military Job Sites/Portals

Recruiting Firms

Veteran Owned Businesses

Search for companies and products that are made by veterans.  You may also want to consider targeting these companies in your long-term job hunt if you have experience in their area or product line.

Career Services links

Articles / Stories on Job Hunting

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