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Military-to-civilian career transition guide : the essential job search handbook for service members
2nd ed..

Janet I. Farley c2010

Available at St. Ambrose University Library  Second Floor Stacks  (HF5384 .F37 2010 )()

  • Title:
    Military-to-civilian career transition guide : the essential job search handbook for service members
  • Author: Janet I. Farley
  • Subjects: Retired military personnel -- Employment -- United States; Veterans -- Employment -- United States; Job hunting -- United States; Career changes -- United States
  • Description: Act II, starring you. Getting there from here -- The current economic environment -- Great expectations -- It's not just about you -- Culture shock 101 -- Show time -- Your transition mission. Establishing a realistic timeline -- Your first visit to the transition office -- The preseparation counseling checklist -- Effects of a career change -- Available assistance -- Health care and insurance -- Finances -- Reserve affiliation -- Disabled veterans -- Leaving the service : important points to remember -- At your final out processing -- Year one as a civilian -- VA benefits and other opportunities. Your veterans benefits -- Education and training benefits -- Life insurance benefits -- Home loan benefits -- Disability compensation and pension benefits -- Vocational rehabilitation and employment (VR&E) benefits -- Re-employment benefits -- Unemployment compensation -- Medical benefits -- Dental benefits -- Family and survivor benefits -- Other benefits -- Other opportunities -- Job search basics you need to know. Job search myths and realities -- Getting your priorities straight -- Effective job search strategies -- Writing effective resumes. Designing your resume is as easy as 1-2-3-4-5 -- Resume writing tips worth reviewing -- Creating effective job search letters. The cover letter and its parts -- Thank you notes -- Networking letters -- The letter resume -- Other types of job search correspondence -- Cross your T's ; dot your I's -- Winning interview skills. Understanding the interview process -- Tips, techniques, and tricks of the trade -- Before the interview -- The day of the interview -- After the interview -- Negotiating job offers. Evaluating the offer -- Making the decision : using your gut -- On the job survival skills. The basic facts -- Essential strategies for success -- Parting thoughts -- Appendix. Career transition resources
  • Edition: 2nd ed..
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : JIST Works
  • Creation Date: c2010
  • Format: viii, 200 p. ; 23 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1593577311 (alk. paper);ISBN9781593577315 (alk. paper)
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991000487819702845

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