Military To Civilian Job Interview Questions And Answers

Going from the military to a regular civilian job can be quite difficult sometimes because when you are in the military you perform a wide number of tasks. Many of these tasks can be anything from being a payroll clerk in office, or various support roles. But now you're going to have to use all of t... [More]

Top 5 Military to Civilian Careers

Following the previous post featuring the top 3 military transition careers, here are the next 2 top careers for vets: Being outdoors and working with others on projects was integral to surviving the military, so working in construction might be a good fit for someone recently returning to civilian... [More]

Top 3 Military to Civilian Careers

Military personnel returning from duty not only deal with stress and anxiety, but it routine, day to day life can feel mundane. The best way for former members of the military to transition is to procure a job as soon as possible. The first step might be contacting a local job assistance program to ... [More]

Military Cover Letter Don'ts

·    Don't be "cute." Remember, that your military to civlian transition resume cover letter is your professional introduction to this prospective employer, and it's the only chance you're going to get to give a first impression. If you're a naturally effervescent person, that'... [More]

Military Cover Letter Dos

If you're just transitioning from a military career to a civilian one, it can be a little bit difficult to get back in the swing of things. However, you can do it, and one of the first things you'll need to do is to construct a cover letter to go along with your military to civilian resume when you ... [More]

Cons of leaving the military

One the other hand, there are many cons to leaving the military as well. For one, you no longer have the comradeship that many experience will serving their country. Some people form stronger bonds with there military friends that are closer than even their spouses and loved ones. If you are out and... [More]

The Pros Of Leaving the Military

Whether you are a seasoned veteran about to retire, or have fulfilled your minimum requirements, there are both pros and cons to leaving the military. On the plus side, you are afforded all the benefits that leaving the military has to offer, you are able to get help buying your first home, and have... [More]

Military Transition Resume Writing Dont's

·    Use an objective.  Too broad, and it's not going to tell your prospective employer anything about you. Too specific, and it may shut you out of a job that's perfect for you because it doesn't quite "fit." ·    Use the same resume for everyon... [More]

Military Transition Resume Writing Do's

Especially if you've been in the military for many years, it can be daunting to suddenly face finding a job in the civilian world. Your military transition resume is going to be the first thing most employers see about you, so you're going to want to make it applicable to what you can do for them in... [More]

Disadvantages of a Military Career

Being part of any military branch will mean being away from family, friends, and familiar locations. If you think you can handle that, you should be fine. If you cannot handle it, you should think long and hard before joining. If you fail to adapt to military life you will be discharged and may not ... [More]