News & Career Advice

Certifications and Your Post-Miliary Career

Jay Hicks / Oct 26, 2017

Certification is a method to prove to the world your mastery of a body of knowledge. There are a variety of certifications available at different career levels.

Job Search Readiness – How to Decide if You’re Really Prepared

Jay Hicks / Oct 2, 2017

A great tool for your transition preparation and enabling your ability to know yourself is the Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis tool.

How to Survive a Layoff

Jay Hicks / Sep 22, 2017

In the defense industry, contracts expire and jobs come and go. There are constant reductions in force and re-organizations. How do you get through these difficult times?

4 Ways to Screw Up Your Job Search

Jay Hicks / Sep 14, 2017

The keys to a successful job search are vision, preparation, timing and attitude. They’re also four areas you may be screwing up without realizing it.

Four Traits to Look for in a Career Mentor

Jay Hicks / Jul 26, 2017

To find a great mentor will take work and effort on your part.  However, the payoff is priceless.