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Military-to-civilian career transition guide : the essential job search handbook for service members / Janet I. Farley.

Farley, Janet I. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593577315
  • ISBN: 1593577311
  • Physical Description: viii, 200 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : JIST Works, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1 Act II, Starring You 1 -- Getting There from Here 2 -- Current Economic Environment 3 -- Great Expectations 3 -- It's Not Just About You 5 -- Culture Shock 101 6 -- Show Time 7 -- Chapter 2 Your Transition Mission 9 -- Establishing a Realistic Timeline 9 -- Your First Visit to the Transition Office 15 -- Preseparation Counseling Checklist 16 -- Effects of a Career Change 22 -- Available Assistance 23 -- Health Care and Insurance 29 -- Finances 34 -- Reserve Affiliation 38 -- Disabled Veterans 39 -- Leaving the Service: Important Points to Remember 41 -- At Your Final Out-Processing 43 -- Year One as a Civilian 44 -- Chapter 3 VA Benefits and Other Opportunities 47 -- Your Veterans Benefits 47 -- Education and Training Benefits 48 -- Life Insurance Benefits 51 -- Home Loan Benefits 53 -- Disability Compensation and Pension Benefits 53 -- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Benefits 55 -- Re-employment Benefits 56 -- Unemployment Compensation 57 -- Medical Benefits 57 -- Dental Benefits 58 -- Family and Survivor Benefits 58 -- Other Benefits 59 -- Other Opportunities 59 -- Chapter 4 Job Search Basics You Need to Know 65 -- Job Search Myths and Realities 66 -- Getting Your Priorities Straight 67 -- Effective Job Search Strategies 68 -- Chapter 5 Writing Effective Resumes 89 -- Designing Your Resume Is as Easy as 1-2-3-4-5 90 -- Resume Writing Tips Worth Reviewing 122 -- Chapter 6 Creating Effective Job Search Letters 125 -- Cover Letter and Its Parts 125 -- Thank-You Notes 131 -- Networking Letters 134 -- Letter Resume 136 -- Other Types of Job Search Correspondence 136 -- Cross Your T's; Dot Your I's 142 -- Chapter 7 Winning Interview Skills 145 -- Understanding the Interview Process 145 -- Tips, Techniques, and Tricks of the Trade 146 -- Before the Interview 147 -- Day of the Interview 157 -- After the Interview 160 -- Chapter 8 Negotiating Job Offers 163 -- Evaluating the Offer 164 -- Making the Decision: Using Your Gut 176 -- Chapter 9 On-the-Job Survival Skills 177 -- Basic Facts 177 -- Essential Strategies for Success 178 -- Parting Thoughts 184.
Subject: Career changes > United States.
Job hunting > United States.
Retired military personnel > Employment > United States.
Veterans > Employment > United States.

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