For Veteran’s Day, Let’s Get More Vets Back to Work

For Veteran’s Day, Let’s Get More Vets Back to Work

 just a week before Veteran’s Day, The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that October’s unemployment rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans (those leaving active duty since 2001) was up to 12.1% (compared to the 9% national unemployment rate).

It’s a tough job market for everybody right now and returning veterans also have to struggle with making the transition from military to civilian life. This means re-evaluating career goals, identifying transferable skills, and learning how to present one’s military accomplishments in a way that makes them relevant and compelling for non-military employers.

We want to try to make that career transition easier for our veterans. To honor Veteran’s Day, we’re offering veterans free access to Big Interview, our online job interview training system, to help them perfect their job interview skills. We’re also giving away free one-on-one interview coaching sessions to a few lucky winners.

Big Interview includes 40 lessons on interview best practices, a comprehensive question database, and a cutting-edge mock interview module that lets you practice your answers. Mock interviews cover 20+ industries, dozens of competencies, experience levels from intern to senior executive, and difficulty levels from basic to excruciatingly difficult.

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FREE ACCESS FOR VETS
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If you’re a US military veteran who could use some help acing your next job interview, please go to Big Interview, click “Redeem Code” at the top, and register with the access code VETDAY to set up your free account any time during the month of November.

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INTERVIEW COACHING GIVEAWAY
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If you win, you’ll have the opportunity to practice interviewing with an experienced coach and get honest, constructive feedback on how to improve and make a better impression in your next interview.

Coaching sessions will be offered via videoconference, so it doesn’t matter where you live as long as you have a webcam and an internet connection.

No purchase is necessary to win. We will choose winners based on who makes the best case for being able to benefit from interview coaching.