The Military to Civilian Transition Guide

The Military to Civilian Transition Guide

A Career Transition Guide for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps & Coast Guard Personnel

Book - 2011 | 14th ed.
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Now in its fourteenth year with more than 3.3 million copies in print, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide remains the most widely used transition guide for the military services, veterans, and their families. Widely used by career counselors, trainers, and transitioning personnel alike, this book has become the gold standard for making a successful career transition to the civilian world. Written by two of America's leading military transition and career experts, the book's 16 chapters cover the most important aspects of finding employment and prospering in the civilian world. Individual chapters focus on: transition myths and realities Organizing a 10-step job search process discovering one's motivated abilities and skills (MAS) developing employer-centered objectives obtaining transition assistance identifying skills, interests, and values writing and distributing resumes and letters networking for job leads and interviews negotiating salary and benefits conducting research and using social media Special chapters examine: finding government employment starting a business understanding military benefits and retirement implementing goals The book includes numerous self-assessment tests, sample resumes and letters, and recommended resources. Don't venture into the civilian work world or plan your retirement without first heeding the sage advice of this book. Book jacket.
Publisher: Fairfax Station, VA : Competitive Edge Services, c2011.
Edition: 14th ed.
ISBN: 9781570233159
Branch Call Number: HF5384 .S2833 2011
Characteristics: 155 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Krannich, Ronald L.


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