Talking to a Recruiter about the Army Reserve

Be prepared whenever you walk in and interview with your Army recruiter. Know the facts here and don't be caught off by surprise. Get the best Army jobs by being prepared.

Some people are intimidated at the thought of speaking with an Army Reserve recruiter. However, this is part of the enlistment process that you cannot overlook. Although this is a big step, there is nothing to be worried about. In fact, you will find that this is one of the best ways to learn more about the Army Reserve as well as how you may fit in.

Learn more about joining the Army Reserve.

The job of an Army Reserve recruiter is simple: to find qualified candidates and to provide them with information regarding the military. Recruiters are trained to speak with potential enlistees in a positive tone, without being forceful. In other words, you are not making any commitment just yet. Instead, your meeting is a way for you to gather information so you can make an informed decision in the future.

Above all else, it is the recruiter’s responsibility to answer any questions that you may have. If you have a question that the recruiter cannot answer, you can be rest assured that he/she will find the answer and get back in touch with you as soon as possible.

To ensure that you don’t miss a single question, write down a few things that you want to ask before your meeting. Everybody is different, but here are several questions you should consider asking. If nothing else, they will open up the conversation and allow you to learn more about the Army Reserve.

Why should I join the Army Reserve?

What type of career can I expect if I join?

Will I be stationed close to home?

What does the training process entail?

Can you give me more information on pay and other benefits, including those for my education?

If you ask these five questions, you can expect detailed answers. Each answer is sure to lead to additional questions from both parties.

No matter if you are ready to join the Army Reserve or simply want to learn more, speaking with a recruiter is sure to put you on the right track.




13 Responses to "Talking to a Recruiter about the Army Reserve"

  1. Mike  December 7, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    I ETS out the Army National Guard in Mar 2012. What do I need to do in order to transfer to the Reserves? Am I going to be able to transfer?

  2. sudheep  December 27, 2011 at 12:34 am

    Iam an Indian,How can i join us army?

  3. Linwood Elliott  January 5, 2012 at 9:07 am

    I Have made up my mind that the Army is wher i want to be so if i cold have a recuriter come pass and help me get started so i can reach my goal i would love that.

  4. nixon maragia  February 8, 2012 at 2:26 am

    how do i join us army

  5. maxwell kachito  April 27, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    I want to introduce my skills & learn more in us army

  6. salvador  June 11, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    i want to join the army and have a good life but i got a son and wife and i want them close .. i dont like being far from my family bit i really i to join

  7. Dushyant chaudhary  June 13, 2012 at 1:59 am

    i am an indian and i want to join us army. How to i join us army please some help mi.

  8. Demario Mumford  July 17, 2012 at 7:35 am

    I would like to join the army I’m 14

  9. Emmanuel Asabeah  May 23, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    I am a Ghanaian and I want to join the US Army what should I do to join please help me

  10. Branden  June 9, 2015 at 6:44 am

    Hi there. I’m a south African and was wondering how I would go about joining the United States military? I’m currently living in South Africa

  11. Evans  June 25, 2015 at 9:45 am

    am a Ghanaian i want to join the u.s army what will i do to join the Army please help me

  12. ANDREI CRISTIANO LEITE  October 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm

    I’m from Brazil and I want to know how can I be part of the USA ARMY

  13. Bright  October 20, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    Am from Ghana and i want to join the US Army …How will i go about it please…?

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