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2021 is full of great opportunities for Transitioning Officers. From virtual job fairs...to webinars on engagement at virtual events...to recruiting agencies in your area, the Foundation pulls resources to give you the best start to the new year! Visit our Transition Page regularly for a list of new opportunities and tips to manage the transition process, view our job postings for an up-to-date list of companies seeking your talents and background and follow us on our social media channels to get all our transition news quickly and directly to your phone!
Webinar: The Art of the Possible – Kicking Off the New Year. ~ Tues, Jan 5 at 2:00 PM EST.
Is a career transition part of your new year's resolution? Join our experts to understand the path forward.
- How to market yourself in a new career field
- How to translate military skills and accomplishments into language the private sector understands
- How to expand your network to find positions outside your current industry
- Plus much more!
Webinar: The Ins and Outs of a VA Disability Compensation Claim and Appeal ~ Tues, Jan 12 at 2:00 PM EST.
Many veterans neglected to submit a VA claim at retirement or when leaving service ... and then are intimidated by the process. Join MOAA's accredited Veteran Service Officer Capt. Paul Frost, AFC®, USN (Ret), for a tutorial on what you need to know about a VA disability compensation claim and appeal.
- The Purpose of VA Disability Compensation Claims
- What Evidence Is Required for Claims
- Types of Claims and Appeals
- How to Get Your Service Medical Records
- What a Veteran Service Organization (VSO) Can Do for You
- Navigating the Various Claim Forms
- What Is Concurrent Receipt?
- Setting Up an eBenefits Account
- Understanding Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
Virtual Security Clearance Job Fair - Sponsored by Corporate Gray ~ January 14, 2021 11 am - 2 pm (ET)
Location: Virtual Security Clearance Job Fair - Nationwide
This Corporate Gray Virtual "Security Clearance" Job Fair provides security-cleared professionals the opportunity to interview with employers nationwide via text and video chats. The event is open and free to all job seekers who have an active or current (active within the past 2 years) security clearance, including civilians. Job seekers are required to register both on Corporate Gray Online and on eCareerFairs, the platform being used to host the virtual event. Registered candidates will receive training on eCareerFairs, the Virtual Job Fair Training Guide, and the Job Fair Employer Directory prior to the event.
Webinar: Acing Your Virtual Interview ~ Tues, Jan 19 at 2:00 PM EST.
Join MOAA's senior director for career transition services, Col. Brian Anderson, USAF (Ret), as he offers tips and techniques to ace your virtual interview and land the position!
DAV RecruitMilitary Central Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans ~ Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Invest in yourself.
If you are one of millions who are currently unemployed or underemployed, we can help. America's organizations continue to need the skills and values you developed as a member of the military community – and many are hiring. You have an exclusive opportunity to meet those employers in a digital setting at the Register early to create your profile and learn more about participating organizations.
Course for Hampton Roads transitioning Officers ~ Career Progression Seminar ~ Wednesday 27 January
Blue Water Advisors introduces a 1 day career progression seminar (Think TAP / GPS / Ruhlein / etc…) focused on a more current, relevant "HOW" to navigate and network your way into a role during transition vice just "WHAT" you need to do during that time. The message is constructed by professionals that have made the transition themselves, bringing the currency and relevance from Fortune 100 companies. Representation from a number of Govcon and commercial companies that provide great benefit in mentoring those in their progression.
Groups are small as our intent is to not only make the delivery more personable, but also to maintain an enduring relationship as we move forward through members transitions/progressions.
MOAA Virtual Military Executive Transition (MET) seminar ~ Thurs, Jan 28 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST.
The Military Executive Transition (MET) seminar is a virtual, one-day workshop geared toward preparing military leaders for civilian careers. The seminar includes insight on how to build a stronger and broader network to accelerate your job search; strategies for using recruiters and executive search firms; self-marketing tools including your résumé and LinkedIn profile; as well as interview pointers and best practices for salary and benefits negotiations. The workshop concludes with a popular panel of successfully transitioned senior officers from a range of industries who share their experiences and insights.
If you are a veteran concerned about a furlough or a servicemember transitioning within the next two years, this is a don't-miss event! Pricing is tiered based on MOAA membership level. Reserve your seat!
WEBINAR~ "Five Tips for Ensuring Success at a Virtual Career Fair" ~ Several dates available...
During this LIVE informational webinar, we will be discussing how to showcase skills and best practices for Virtual Career Fairs! This event is designed to ensure transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses are prepared to maximize their experience and success at an upcoming RecruitMilitary Virtual Career Fair.
This webinar is offered several times. Select the date and time that works best for you.
MOAA Virtual Career Fair ~ Thurs, Feb 4 from 1:00-3:00 PM EST.
Thinking about taking off your uniform? Military spouse with a career on the move? Encountering employment uncertainties caused by the pandemic? Don't know where to start? Let MOAA help you.
- Chat with military-friendly and veteran-ready companies from various industries and sectors
- When a candidate makes a connection via text, the employer has the option to start a 1-on-1 video chat to move the discussion forward.
- Then articulate your value.
- Land the position!
You don't want to miss this unique opportunity to make a great first impression and have a "live" conversation with your potential future employer!
Transitioning assistance available to Hampton Roads officers and beyond...
Transitioning? Visit ClearanceJobs regularly for new opportunities...