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 […]

Q: Is Passion Over-rated?

A:  No, but I think it can be misinterpreted.  Read on: When we work with candidates to prepare them to join the business world, we try to put emphasis on the importance of Passion.    However,  I think our words can easily be misinterpreted.  I say that because when I ask candidates about their career interests, many will […]