Competitive Job Market? Here’s How to Grab the Attention of HR

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A veteran speaks to a job recruiter at a 'Hiring our Heroes' Job Fair on March 27, 2014 in New York City. The jobs fair, which was put together by the New York National Guard and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, expected over 600 veterans to attend. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Getting the attention of Human Resources can almost seem like “mission impossible.” In the latest episode of The Military Wire podcast, Jennifer Hellwig, former Command First Sergeant with the Air Force, who now serves as a Senior Executive Human Resource Manager for two different companies shares how she struggled to even get the interview, and through the struggle discovered the “secret” to grabbing the attention of HR – of which she shares on this episode.

Listen if you want to know:

1. How she had to craft her resume to properly communicate her training and skills

2. How she moved her resume to the top of the pile

3. And the “one thing” that moves a resume to the top of the pile

To learn more about the engineering and aerospace company Jennifer represents, visit: Cornerstone Research Group

Author Biography
Michael Schindler, Navy veteran, former software executive and currently CEO of Operation Military Family, is a guest writer for several national publications, author of the book “Operation Military Family: How Military Couples are Fighting to Preserve Their Marriages” and “The Military Wire” blog.

He is also a frequent contributor on FOX Q-13 as well as a popular keynote and workshop speaker who reaches thousands of service members and their families every year in an effort to enrich and strengthen the military relationships. His book, Operation Military Family, endorsed by great Americans like Gen. Tommy Franks and Pete Chiarelli, continues to be a sought-out resource by licensed professionals and military families across the United States.

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