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  • Military Occupations Updated in O*NET Websites - The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (April 2014) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 10,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL and Navy COOL projects. Transitioning military personnel can use their military code or title to discover related civilian occupations/careers within O*NET Online's Military Crosswalk Search or My Next Move for Veterans' Military Transition Search.

  • Resumes 101 - Check out CareerBuilder's The Work Buzz article with their best advice for great resumes and ideas on what not to do on resumes.

    [Resumes 101 link...]

  • H2H Career Assessment Tool - Need to help veterans figure out a career path based on their interests? Have them take this 36-question assessment to get started. This tool is hosted on the ESGR Hero2Hired website.

    [H2H Career Assessment Tool...]

  • Employment Situation of Veterans 2013 - The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their employment review for veterans for 2013. From the report:

    The unemployment rate for veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time since September 2001--a group referred to as Gulf War-era II veterans--edged down to 9.0 percent in 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The jobless rate for all veterans also edged down to 6.6 percent.

    [Read Summary (with links to full report)...]

  • Inspiring Thought - "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~ Maya Angelou

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