Update: Home Depot Job Seminar

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Volunteers with The Home Depot’s Building Materials department and their vendor partners cut wood to build benches during the K9 upgrade project aboard Camp Pendleton, California.
Volunteers with The Home Depot’s Building Materials department and their vendor partners cut wood to build benches during the K9 upgrade project aboard Camp Pendleton, California, June 7, 2017. (Sgt. Hector de Jesus/U.S. Marine Corps photo)

On Oct. 27, 2012, The Home Depot will hold a special one-day event at 100 locations across the nation: Mission: Transition. Veterans can register for free for this event, at which they can hear directly from hiring managers, human resources professionals and former military leaders currently working at The Home Depot. Attendees will learn:

Resume Optimization

A well-crafted resume is the key that opens the door to interviews and opportunities.

  • Define your goals
  • Translate your military experience to civilian skills
  • Topics include: Keywords, action words, cover letters, formatting and common mistakes

Job Search Strategies

  • Your brand
  • A solid strategy for searching for jobs in today's challenging markets
  • How to use social media effectively

Interview Techniques

Mastering the art of the interview is one of the best ways to separate yourself in today's crowded employment arena.

  • Polish your existing interviewing skills
  • Learn new techniques
  • Prepare for various interview scenarios

The workshops will be 3-4 hours long.

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