How Important is your College Major?

Many transitioning service members and graduating college students enter the civilian workforce with some trepidation, wondering if they chose a college major that will land them a great job.  No doubt, liberal arts majors worry about this the most.   Well, there is some good news: an article from the Wall Street Journal claims that, when it […]

What to Expect in a Job Offer

Getting a fantastic job offer can be an exciting moment in someone’s professional career. But if you are a military veteran that has never received a written job offer before, maybe you have wondered what it will actually look like. What types of things are actually included in a job offer? After having secured thousands […]

Hey Millennial, You Were Born at a Great Time!

Are you a Millennials that is fed up with hearing how your generation is ruining our country? You’ll be glad to know that it’s actually another generation causing all the problems. Let’s start with this observation. At Alliance, we often hear that the need for leadership in corporate America is at an all-time high. Surveys […]

The Secret to a Powerful Resume Bullet

Are you struggling with developing a resume for your transition to Corporate America? Join the thousands of other officers with the same challenge. The key with any resume, whether civilian or military, is to create powerful achievement bullets that demonstrate that you offer valuable skills and have used them effectively to produce a significant impact […]

JMO Recruiting, Disrupted

I am proud to announce the latest evolution in Alliance Careers transition program. First, the background.  We have always prided ourselves on being the most candidate focused JMO recruiting firm in existence.  We have done so by being selective and limiting our recruiting to a small population – only 300 per year.  From our founding, […]

So What?

As Alliance Careers moves into a new iteration of interview training for military officers attending our June 2016 hiring conference, I am preparing myself for one of the the most common questions I ask those candidates: So What? This question can be put in the context of humble warriors learning the essentials of effectively bragging […]

Want a Job? Don’t smell and 10 other small but helpful hints

We’ve all heard the expression: “Don’t sweat the small stuff, it’s all small stuff.” Great advice for those times in life when we let little things consume our attention, thus causing us to lose sight of the big picture. However, having interviewed and assisted thousands of military veterans seeking corporate positions, I have found that […]