The most important part of getting a job is nailing the job interview. This is the time to demonstrate your strengths as a viable candidate, your personality, and your overall commitment to the company. However, achieving these goals doesn’t come naturally; it requires a lot of preparation.
When it comes to transitioning out of the military and into the private sector, combat veterans possess a wealth of knowledge and battlefield experience that separates them from their civilian peers. Unfortunately, sometimes that’s not enough on its own You have to be able to express it in a way your civilian peers will understand.
Recently, a friend sent me a flier and invite for a program teaching critical skills to those veterans going through a tough transition period. The administrators work individually with participants to help them determine what their interests might be and how to improve their career opportunities. The flier was great. It said: