On the Veterans Edition of #CGCareersChat we learned some great job search tips for veterans and more about careers at Compass Group. We were joined by our Veterans Programs Recruiter, Scott Krewatch (@Vets2Campus). Scott provided us with the answers to questions he receives the most from veterans. Check out the recap below!
Change your mindset. No longer having the structure of the military. Veterans need to define their own path in their search –@summerbaruth
Pick an industry you are interested in. Research growth of the industry and companies in that field. –@CGCareersUSA
Set Goals for yourself. It will help you keep perspective during your search. –@Vets2Campus
If it applies, place a stronger focus on leadership skills rather than operations –@summerbaruth
The skills you learn from being involved on campus are transferable to the world of work. Use your resume to show that you are a well-rounded package of education and expertise –@Vets2Campus
LinkedIn is a great first step to promote yourself professionally. A cleaned up Facebook profile also works we –@Vets2Campus
Follow company pages and research the culture and people –@summerbaruth
Clean up your profiles! Employers are looking and can make decisions based on what they see? –@AlecMorrisCG
Help the hiring manager see how your dedication to your country makes for a dedicated employee –@Vets2Campus
Prepare to speak about a specific situation in which you were successful in reaching your goals? –@CGCareersUSA
We have opportunities available in a variety of areas. Culinary, Engineering, Hospitality and Support Services –@summerbaruth
Connect with our Veterans & Campus Program Manager Scott Krewatch –@Vets2Campus
Follow us here for job seeker tips and insights. Get a glimpse into life at Compass Group and its family of companies. –@CGCareersUSA
Visit compass-usa.com and the new altogethergreat.com –@Vets2Campus
Thank you to everyone who participated! Catch our Twitter Chat, #CGCareersChat the last Wednesday of each month for more valuable industry insights and networking.