Did you know that more than 70 percent of the jobs in the United States are never advertised or listed with employment agencies? Most of these jobs are simply announced [and filled] by word-of-mouth. This is the "hidden" job market. Click below to to see the following steps you can take to tap this market and for tips on how to build and expand your network.
Get connected using one of these professional networks:
Marine for Life:
Once you leave the Marine Corps, you have a lot to think about. Where to live. Where to work. Whether to return to school. How to make the connections you'll need to be successful in the civilian community. That's where Marine For Life's Hometown Links and mentors can help.
Marine Executive Association:
The Marine Executive Association is a national, volunteer, non-profit organization of former and current active duty Marines who provide assistance to Marines transitioning from active duty to reserve/ retired status, leaving the Corps at the end of obligated service or moving from one civilian career/job to another.
Veteran Career Networking:
Join the largest Veteran Career Network and get connected with over 600,000 veterans. Find veterans working in companies, government agencies, career fields, industries or locations that interest you.
Your professional network of trusted contacts gives you an advantage in your career, and is one of your most valuable assets. LinkedIn exists to help you make better use of your professional network and help the people you trust in return.