Business Networking for Veterans by Andrea Nierenberg; Michael Lawrence Faulkner; Mike AbramsYour military skills and experience will be invaluable to you in civilian life. But your successful transition won't just happen. You need a network of people who can help you decide where you want to go[md]and then help you get there. Don't know how to build that network? No problem: Business Networking for Veterans will help you. Not comfortable drawing attention to yourself? Don't worry: networking is about service, not showing off. And service is something you've already mastered. Authored by two former U.S. Marines and a world-renowned business consultant, Business Networking for Veterans will teach you everything you need to know to succeed. From start to finish, it focuses on the unique challenges you face as a transitioning veteran[md]and the unique skills and resources you bring to the table. You've already proven yourself as a leader in service to your country. This book will help you do it as a civilian, too. #65533; Why networking is even more important for transitioning veterans Employers won't just hire you, because they may not understand you #65533; How to network well even if you're not comfortable doing it Not a natural talker? Use your powerful listening skills #65533; How to use online social networks to support your in-person networking Magnify your impact with LinkedIn, Facebook, and other online services #65533; Where to start today A complete plan that starts with the network you already have
Call Number: UB356.A17 2014
Publication Date: 2013
Down Range by James D. Murphy; William M. DukeMilitary veterans prepare for the next mission in their careers Written by veterans who have successfully made the transition, Down Range offers career planning guidance to U.S. military veterans coming off active duty. This is NOT simply a guide to transitioning from the military to the civilian world. This is NOT a guide to getting a job. This book IS a guide to developing a post-military career, not just for the first few days, weeks, or months after active duty, but for the rest of your employed life. This simple and effective planning process has been taught to more than 1 million business executives in companies all over the world. Explains how to build an adaptable long-range career plan called a Career High Definition Destination (HDD), across a spectrum of seven key areas Shows how business differs from military service, how to identify the resources needed to achieve the Career HDD, and how to develop strategic and tactical courses of action that drive you to executing towards your Career HDD on a consistent basis Author James Murphy is founder of Afterburner Inc. and is currently working with the U.S. Army at the highest levels to develop a transition program for the estimated 1.5 million veterans who will transition from active duty service to civilian careers by the year 2020 This book challenges veterans to change their mind-set and understand just how different the "wilderness" of civilian employment is from military experience. Down Range provides an appreciation for what's important to a business, helping you to become a valuable asset throughout your career.
Call Number: UB357.M87 2014
Publication Date: 2013-11-12
Expert Resumes for Military to Civilian Transitions by Wendy Enelow; Louise KursmarkNavigating the job hunt, already a tough task during an economic downturn, is especially difficult for veterans hoping to transition into a civilian career. A major obstacle they face is to write a resume that resonates with civilian hiring managers and recruiters. Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions shows veterans exactly how to market their skills and experience, and translate them into language their resume readers will understand. This book features a collection of superior professionally written resumes designed for veterans and ex-military job seekers. In addition to 180 pages of sample resumes, this book provides winning job search strategies, sound resume-writing advice, and tips for creating and using electronic resumes. This enhanced edition now includes advice and samples for writing outstanding cover letters and updated resume samples.
Call Number: HF5383.E47885 2010
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Jobseeker's Guide by Kathryn Troutman; Paulina ChenJobseeker's Guide is used at more than 150 military bases worldwide to teach Kathryn Troutman's highly acclaimed Ten Steps to a Federal Job® to military personnel and family members. This title is recognized as the leading guide on the topic for 100,000 members of the military and their spouses worldwide. The new edition continues to use a colorful workbook style loaded with pages of exercises, samples, and charts throughout and is particularly effective for class training. This military/family-friendly publication contains: Fully updated information on special hiring programs for military members and spouses Updates with the latest federal hiring changes and initiatives Latest salary and online builder information Before and after resume samples
Call Number: JK716.T7314 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-01
Life after the Military by Janelle Hill; Cheryl Lawhorne; Don Philpott; Janelle MooreHundreds of thousands of military members are making the transition to civilian life each year. This transition is a move into unfamiliar territory and can be an extremely uncomfortable process. However, there are resources in place that can relieve much of the stress of the challenging situations that may arise. In Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans, authors Janelle Hill, Don Philpott, and Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott collect all the information needed to settle into life after the military in one volume.The book discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a host of other issues the transitioning veteran is likely to face when making the move to civilian life. It also discusses the emotional and psychological challenges that come with leaving the military and settling into life as a civilian. This book is essential for all who are transitioning out of the military, as well as their loved ones.