We appreciate your commitment to serving our country and are
dedicated to hiring the best military and veteran talent. We
see you as essential and invaluable contributors. Be represented
in the executive ranks, management, and throughout every
business unit or division in IBM.
Two-day events focused on the military-civilian career transition. Transition Summits are held on U.S. military installations around the world to prepare transitioning service members and military spouses for the transition and educate recruiters and community leaders on military hiring best practices. Please connect with us at an upcoming US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Transition Summit.
IBM Veterans Hiring Initiative
Transitioning Military/Veteran Job Search Tips
The most important information on your resume should be placed on the top of the first page to catch the recruiters eye.
Jobs can open and close quickly. Consider utilizing job updates and social post alerts.
Hiring teams are designed to engage with candidates to provide a variety of perspectives.
15 seconds is the average time a recruiter will spend on a first pass on your resume
10 minutes is the amount of time it takes in an interview for most hiring managers to know if they want to hire the candidate
of hiring managers review resume digitaly
pages is the standard length for a resume
of recruiters have found a candidate on LinkedIn
Make sure your resume can be read easily and clearly on the computer
Keep your resume and focused on key selling points
Get social! Update your profile and look for jobs on your favourite social sites
So what should I include?
A B C
1 2 3
These are all possible platforms for a job interview
Here's a sample of a military resume which connected a military background in recruiting with an IBM recruiting role.
Note: Candidates generally need to tweak their resume content to fit the role in which they are applying.