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Department of Defense LGBT Progress and Policy

Melissa Jordan / Jul 3, 2017

The Department of Defense has been on a journey to celebrate diversity and ensure the safety and security of its military members.

5 Questions Interviewers Commonly Ask and What They Reveal

Melissa Jordan / Jun 8, 2017

Your experience and professional instinct should be your guide during an interview, but considering what’s behind these and other interview questions might enlighten in ways that could surprise you.

Five Questions to Ask at the End of Your Job Interview

Melissa Jordan / May 31, 2017

Don’t leave at the end of a 30-minute interview with questions unanswered. Keep the conversation going with these five ideas.

Why You Should Build a Resume Library – and How to Do It

Melissa Jordan / May 17, 2017

Interested in jobs in different industries or with slightly (or very) different skillsets? Here’s why you need to develop a resume library, and how to do it.

7 Ways to Relax at the Office

Melissa Jordan / May 10, 2017

If your work involves channeling your intellectual efforts to achieve positive outcomes, then consider applying these elements of a yoga practice the next time you’re dealing with a challenge – no yoga mat required.

5 Military Skills You Should List On Your Resume

Melissa Jordan / May 3, 2017

Highlighting key elements of your military experiences on your civilian resume is crucial, but what if you’re unsure about what matters most to civilian employers?

Listing Professional Competencies on Your Resume

Melissa Jordan / Apr 24, 2017

Also known as core competencies or key competencies, professional competencies are briefly worded labels that reflect a professional’s ability to achieve mission outcomes.

5 Things To Do While Waiting On Your Security Clearance Investigation

Melissa Jordan / Apr 17, 2017

OPM hasn’t posted many updates on their progress in reducing their backlog. With the average time in 2016 for a Top Secret investigation at 220 days, you might be looking at another six months before you hear from an investigator.

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