Transition: Get Prepared

By getting to know yourself and what you have to offer

A soldier reviewing documentsMilitary service members and veterans have a unique opportunity to leverage their experience and stand out against others in the job market. Identifying and articulating your specific qualifications are two essential tasks to master as you transition to the civilian work force.

Know Your Value

21 Strengths Arising from Military Experience (PDF)

Hirevets first - 10 reasons to hire vets (PDF)

The Value of Your Military Experience

Use Self-Assessment Tools

Excelsior College Career Center: Find The Best Career Fit For You

O*Net Interest Profiler

Transferable Skills Inventory

Work Values Inventory, Santa Cruz ROP (PDF)

Know Your Strategy

7 Secrets for Successful Military Career Transitions

Career exit strategy – timeline

Understanding how military and civilian cultures differ

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