What I Learned Applying for Over 100 Jobs After Leaving Active Duty

Originally published to one of my other sites, VetCareerBlog, on 7 December 2016. I wanted host this post on my personal blog also because I felt it had valuable information.

Yes, in the months of September, October, and some of November, I applied for over 100 jobs. Starting December off with a few apps as well, likely 3-5 every week as my normal rate. To date I would say I’m at about 120 applications for a new job after active duty with the National Guard and still, it hasn’t got any easier. Here is what I’ve learned after this experience.

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First blog post

Hello world, it’s been a while since I’ve written. I use to really enjoy it but over time it’s become something I’ve done less and less. At one time, I was putting a lot of time into a blog. I was doing a lot of stuff on the side of my main job, active duty national guard. I want to take a moment to share what is to come from this blog.

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