It can be challenging to accurately and confidently portray your military experience when composing a resume or a cover letter. Civilian hiring managers, although many are experienced dealing with veterans, will have their first exposure to you via the language you use in your submission materials. These documents must be as professional and important as your military service and skills.
Spend time with other veterans or colleagues who are employed in the same occupation you are considering. They can be a cornucopia of information. Take advantage of search filters when investigating skill requirements.They can help you can target specific civilian occupations to match your military skills. It’s a great way to investigate other possibilities at a company you are pursuing. [Read more…]