There are thousands of veterans leaving the military and transitioning to academia and the private sector, and while overall the employment outlook has been improving gradually, veterans often lag behind the national average by a percentage point or two. One of the biggest points of friction for many vets is translating their skills and expertise to a resume. Since leaving the Army two years ago, I’ve helped dozens of my transitioning friends with resumes for both the private sector and academia. Over this period of time, I’ve seen a certain number of common mistakes that are extremely simple to fix.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.