Legion assisting Veterans and still-serving members with Veterans Affairs ClaimsShow your cover letter some loveTop Six Mistakes Military Job Searchers Make on Their RésumésCanada Company seeks input from successful transitioned veteransVeterans Ombudsman annual report highlights strides made to better lives of veterans and families

Show your cover letter some love

Time and time again, clients confirm my belief that cover letter writing is perhaps the least enjoyed job search activity. While many debate the usefulness of the cover letter, let me make one point very clear: the most commonly made mistake in resume submissions is not including a copy of your cover letter. Now, if you...
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Top Six Mistakes Military Job Searchers Make on Their Résumés

After critiquing dozens of résumés following the National Transition Exchange last week in Ottawa, I have noticed some trends. There are six common mistakes I saw military job seekers making over and over – mistakes that may prevent them from getting the interview that will lead to their dream job. These are: 1. Jargon.  Well, this shouldn’t come as a surprise....
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Canada Company seeks input from successful transitioned veterans

After last month’s announcement that Canada Company will be receiving $1.1 million, the organization is now laying the groundwork to put that funding to use. In order to use that funding to help the military community, Canada Company is requesting veterans who have successfully made the transition to civilian life to fill out a...

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