Operation Job Search - The Complete Civilian Guide to Job Hunting for US Military Veterans
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
“The job guide Bible for anyone leaving the military and for veterans who haven't found their niche yet” (Dennis Damp, Federal Jobs).
Operation Job Search is the ultimate guide for U.S. military veterans seeking employment after discharge. It provides information about the civilian workforce, rubrics for navigating one’s career, and a list of essential resources to consult during the job search. Also included are sections dedicated specifically to suggestions and resources available to female veterans.
Weiss explains that hiring managers and human resources directors hire veterans who make the effort to build a professional relationship. He discusses the importance of leaving the house and meeting employers at venues such as job fairs, trade shows, office parks, and even Starbucks. Weiss covers such topics as:ResumésNetworkingInterviewsEntrepreneurshipHow and Where to Find JobsTechnology for Job HuntingNegotiating Job Offers
If you are a U.S. military veteran searching for a job, Operation Job Search will guide you every step of the way—from translating your skills into civilian-speak to negotiating your contract.
Praise for Operation Job Search
“This . . . book written specifically for military veterans provides useful insights into the world of non-military employment and practical steps to take to enter that world.” —Ed Meell, Veteran, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard; founder and chairman, Media Management Services Inc.
“Operation Job Search is the #1 guide to making the transition from military to civilian careers. It is easy to read and fact-specific. A must read for all transitioning veterans.” —Randolph Norris, Esq., veteran, lawyer and partner, Norris and Norris.
“The author engages readers in respectful and enjoyable dialog about options and alternatives, and what he has learned about best practices for civilian job searches.” —Dr. John Meeker, Encore Careers coach and executive recruiter
Available since: 02/16/2016.
Print length: 488 pages.