As we honor veterans each year on Veteran's Day - November 11 - it's important to acknowledge, in addition to our appreciation to their service to our country, that for many veterans the job market is especially difficult. That's especially the case for younger returning military. The job market can be especially challenging for returning service members.
Transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce can be difficult. Hiring managers may have difficulty connecting military occupations to their job openings, but there are ways veterans can identify, highlight and convert for employers the skills that the military fosters and that are important to success in the workplace.
Guest Author Gene Link, Senior Consultant with BPI group, North America, share his advice for veterans preparing to transition from the military. The advice includes a career transition line with tips on what to before you leave the military, on how to transition to civilian employment. The timeline starts with a year prior to leaving the service, so you can start preparing for your next position well in advance.
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