Five Myths Military-to-Civilian Job Searchers Face

You’ve been out of the civilian job market for some time now.  Things have changed.  There is a lot to learn about job searching, career opportunities and the best way to communicate your abilities to potential employers.  Understanding the job market is understanding the process.  Does it seem the job market is well structured?  Conducive to dispensing the information and assistance you need?  Soon, you will find out that it is in fact, not.

There is a great misunderstanding how military members relate to the job …

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Getting Started Right

The reality of military jobs and careers is that they eventually come to an end for everyone.  In today’s environment it seems they are coming to an end faster than before.  Everyone in the military must go through the career transition process.  Your time just happens to be now.  So let’s get that positive attitude flowing and find that civilian job that leads to renewed career success!

It is extremely important that you manage this transition responsibly; this should be your central focus.  Where have you …

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Overcoming Fear

Some people find changes exhilarating; some people experience the uncertainty of transition as terrifying.  But the underlying question is when do you know it is time to change?  The end of one career may begin with feelings of uneasiness or frustration, even depression.  If you are like many, you’ve thought about what it might be like to have “something better.”

So you’ve had a successful career in the military, but now you are making a career transition that has major life-changing implications for you and those …

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