Transitioning Back to Civilian Life

As U.S. troops return home from Iraq, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests they may have a tough time readjusting to civilian life, though religion seems to help buffer the struggle. The survey included 1,853 veterans, finding that ...

Dismal Jobs Report Sends Stocks Sliding

Last Friday, while domestic markets were closed for trading, the Labor Department announced that only 120,000 jobs were added in March, 85,000 short of the 205,000 expected by economists. This weak jobs report sent foreign stock markets lower ...

Twitter Job Search Tactics

In this challenging job market, you may want to rethink your strategy. Consider tapping into social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter that offer access to some jobs that are never officially advertised. Read about some Twitter job search ...

LinkedIn Job Search Tactics

If you’re looking for a new job, you’ve probably updated your resume and cover letters and are busily submitting them to online posting sites, job banks and employment agencies. But according to the experts, only a small percentage ...

A Successful Military Transition

The term “life event” often conjures up images of wedding dresses, binkies and diapers or even sailboats that will carry you through the golden years to exotic locales. But here’s another life event that may not be as obvious: ...

The Elevator Pitch: First Contact

Entrepreneurs with businesses in early start-up differ on what they believe to be the most important element, although many professionals will argue that creating a solid business plan should definitely be the first step.