Transition: Network & Associations

Develop Contacts that Can Lead You to Your Next Opportunity…

Networking is one of the most important skills to master for a successful job search. The vast majority of job openings are never advertised. Establishing a network of contacts will serve as a vital resource for job leads, referrals, suggestions, and support. Career networking begins with the people closest to you: friends, family, past employers, military and/or civilian colleagues, and members of professional associations.


Veteran’s Elevator Speech (your own infomercial)
General Taluto video on Networking
Job Search, Career Networking and Online Profiles,
Google for Veterans
Excelsior College Veteran Discussion Boards
Get LinkedIn to Your Career With Social Networking, M.Gunner,Excelsior College
Building a Great Student Profile, LinkedIn
How to Network on LinkedIn, LinkedIn
Free (1 year) Job Seeker Premium Account for Veterans & Service Members, LinkedIn

Professional Associations

Military “Alumni” Groups
Military and veteran associations

Mentorship Opportunities for Veterans

American Corporate Partners (ACP)


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