News & Career Advice

The Rise of the Machine Recruiter: How to Master the Applicant Tracking System

Bruce Diggs / May 22, 2015

Does the thought of a computer scanning your resume and verifying your credentials scare you? It shouldn’t – if you know how to hack the applicant tracking system.

How to Write a Resume for an Overseas Job

Bruce Diggs / Jul 18, 2013

As the military draws down from overseas assignments, contract opportunities are heating up. Your resume is a critical first step in landing an overseas job.

What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Seen on an Overseas Deployment?

Bruce Diggs / Sep 5, 2012

Just when you thought you didn’t need any additional reminders that you weren’t in Kansas anymore, a man drives by with a goat in the backseat of his car.

Career Advancement in an Overseas Job

Bruce Diggs / Aug 15, 2012

My goal was simply to get a job with more opportunities and less hardships than driving a truck in Afghanistan while enduring the sweltering heat of summer, dealing with the choking dust and dirt of the Hundred Days of Wind similar to the notorious Santa Ana winds.

What Hours Will I Work in an Overseas Job?

Bruce Diggs / Aug 1, 2012

One of the questions I receive from those seeking an overseas job on the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) project, is whether there are opportunities for advancement once you get there.