[Audio Description] Job Search for Military Service Members and Spouses

April 11, 2021 by No Comments



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Whether you’re transitioning from the military, finding a new job as a veteran or looking for your next opportunity as a military spouse, we’ve got you covered! As part of a special 3-part virtual workshop series in honor of Veterans Day, Indeed hosted this Job Cast to introduce you to job searching on Indeed as a military service member or spouse.

Here are the links posted “in the chat” during this webinar for further learning:
– Veteran Career Advice:
– 25 Career Options for Veterans:
– Job Search Guide for Military Veterans:
– Top-Rated Workplaces for Veterans:
– Indeed for the Military Community:

0:00 Introduction
1:35 Job seekers with military experience trust Indeed with their job search
2:05 Bridging the gap between veteran job seekers and employers
3:30 Military service members and spouses make strong candidates
4:15 Veteran job search and hiring trends
4:35 What jobs are service members interested in pursuing?
6:03 Where are service members interested in working?
7:41 Remote jobs for veterans and military spouses
8:43 Set up an Indeed account
10:02 Search for jobs on Indeed
10:15 Start your search
11:21 Filter your search
12:02 Master advanced search techniques
13:24 Automate your search with job alerts
14:38 Research potential employers
15:53 Top-rated workplaces for veterans
16:12 Apply to jobs on Indeed
17:17 Here to help during this uncertain time
18:00 Q&A
19:29 Q&A: What do you think is the biggest misconception of veterans in the workplace?
21:30 Q&A: What advice can you give on how to showcase your experience without aging yourself?
23:48 Q&A: How do I find jobs as a new military wife with a background in education, but while also looking to explore other opportunities as well?
26:30 Q&A: Where should military experience appear on a resume, under special military experience heading or under work experience?
31:00 Q&A: How do we apply for civil service positions? Is there a civil service exam required to get a GS position?
33:25 Q&A: If I enter a target salary on my search, how will that affect the results? Can I still see listings for jobs that do not include a salary range?
38:10 Q&A: Should I list my experience when my degree and career path are unrelated to my military experience?
40:30 Q&A: Some employers may have an unspoken fear that veterans are damaged goods or are a potential liability due to PTSD. During an interview, what can we do to overcome these types of assumptions?
48:30 Q&A: How successful have you been at placing veterans versus those who are now leaving active duty?
51:00 Q&A: I’m finding myself transitioning to a new career path after twenty years. Any advice for tackling this uncertain job market?
52:01 Q&A: Are there any tools to narrow down jobs if I have no idea where I want to live?
53:21 Q&A: Do employers use Indeed Assessments? Do you have any advice on leveraging these assessments?
55:38 More information

Indeed is the world’s #1 job site*, with over 250 million unique visitors** every month from over 60 different countries. We provide free access to search and apply for jobs, post your resume, research companies, and compare salaries. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities. On our YouTube channel, you’ll find tips and personal stories to help you take the next step in your job search.

The information in this video is provided as a courtesy. Indeed is not a legal advisor and does not guarantee job interviews or offers.

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