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Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall PAO photo by Delonte Harrod

After years in uniforms, it can be difficult for transitioning service members to figure out what to wear for a job interview. In order to dress for success, you should always keep it professional.

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DoD photo by Spc. Cory Grogan

Careers, financial planning, and general life after the military requires some preparation. In the six months leading up to your transition, it’s good to look ahead. At that point, you should begin attending hiring events, looking into school, or applying for post-military jobs.

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U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane

You’ve landed the job interview, which is a foot in the door. Now it’s time for the interview. The meeting itself can be a very stressful process, but this is your chance to really show an employer what you have to offer. The more you know about the company, the better off you will be when speaking with potential employers.

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Kosterman

When looking for a job, too many job seekers ignore the importance of location. Among transitioning service members especially, too many relocate to where they grew up or hang around their last duty station. Unfortunately, this can be detrimental to your next career.

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