Careers After the Armed Forces: How to Decide on the Right Career and Make a Successful Transition by Jon MitchellCareers After the Armed Forces: How to Decide on the Right Career and Make a Successful Transition by Jon Mitchell

Careers After the Armed Forces: How to Decide on the Right Career and Make a Successful Transition

byJon Mitchell

Paperback | August 1, 2009

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Every year 250,000 men and women leave the US military for other work. This book offers career answers to servicemen and -women doing just that. Author Jon Mitchell, a job recruiter who specializes in job placement for military veterans, offers exercises, tools, case studies, and tips designed to ease the transition from active duty to the civilian workforce. The book includes advice on resume preparation, interview techniques, working with job recruiters, and evaluating job offers.
Jon Mitchell works as the main career coach for Business Leaders, a specialist recruitment company recruiting military discharges into the commercial world.
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Title:Careers After the Armed Forces: How to Decide on the Right Career and Make a Successful TransitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.51 inPublished:August 1, 2009Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749455306

ISBN - 13:9780749455309

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Evaluate Your Current Situation1. Career and life health check2. Evaluate your current work/life balance3. Possible reasons to consider leaving the armed forcesPart 2: Deciding on the Right Career4. Key work considerations5. Key life considerations6. Careers BankPart 3: Making a Successful Transition out of the Armed Forces7. Considerations when changing career8. Challenges you may face9. Qualities you will ne3d10. Rising to the challenge11. Developing the right approach12. CV/Resume considerations13. Effective cover and speculative letters14. Effective use of recruitment consultants15. Interviewing - preparing effectively16. Interviewing - questions you may be asked and how to handle them17. Following up on job interviews18. Evaluating job offers19. Negotiating your salary20. What is career coaching?

Editorial Reviews

"[T]his compact volume is definitely a useful addition to your resettlement arsenal." - Civvy Street