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Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions Second Edition

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Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions Second Edition
ISBN: 978-1-59357-732-2

Pages: 304

Edition: Second

Copyright: 2010 JIST Works

Size: 8.5 x 11

Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark

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Navigating the job hunt—already a tough task during an economic downturn—is especially difficult for veterans hoping to transition into a civilian career. A major obstacle they face is to write a resume that resonates with civilian hiring managers and recruiters.

Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions shows veterans how to market their skills and experience and translate them into language their resume readers will understand. This book features a collection of superior, professionally written resumes designed for veterans seeking jobs. In addition to 180 pages of sample resumes, this book provides winning job search strategies, sound resume-writing advice, and tips for creating and using electronic resumes.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Resume Writing, Strategy, and Formats
Chapter 1: Resume-Writing Strategies for Military-to-Civilian Career Transitions
Chapter 2: Writing Your Resume
Chapter 3: Printed, Scannable, Electronic, and Web Resumes

Part II: Sample Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions
Chapter 4: Resumes for Careers in Administration, Accounting, and Finance
Chapter 5: Resumes for Careers in Technology
Chapter 6: Resumes for Management and Executive Careers
Chapter 7: Resumes for Careers in Operations, Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Logistics
Chapter 8: Resumes for Careers in Sales, Communications, Human Resources, Training, and Teaching
Chapter 9: Resumes for Careers in Federal, State, and Local Government
Chapter 10: Resumes for Careers in Health Care and Social Services
Chapter 11: Resumes for Careers in Law, Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence
Chapter 12: Resumes for Careers in Skilled Trades
Chapter 13: Resumes for Continued Career Advancement After Successful Military Transition

Part III: Cover Letters for Military-to-Civilian Transitions
Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Cover Letter
Chapter 15: Sample Cover Letters

Author Bio

Wendy Enelow is a lifelong entrepreneur who specializes in executive career coaching, executive resume writing, and executive job search. She has authored more than 30 books on career-related topics. She is a Credentialed Career Master, Master Resume Writer, and Job and Career Transition Coach, and speaks to audiences nationwide. In addition, she is frequently quoted in major media including the The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, and scores of other print and online sources.

Louise M. Kursmark, co-author of the Expert Resume series, is president and founder of Best Impression Career Services, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. Best Impression specializes in resumes and job search strategies for sales, marketing, and executive clients worldwide. She has been writing resumes and helping people find jobs since 1982.

Kursmark is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC), and Credentialed Career Manager (CCM).

Every year across the country, Kursmark gives numerous presentations and workshops and serves on panels at conferences. In addition to speaking, Kursmark is a featured columnist in the Resume Writers’ Digest and was a columnist for Spotlight, the monthly newsletter of the Professional Association of Resume Writers. Kursmark is a frequent contributor to Career Masters Connection, BusinessWeek.com, and the Wall Street Journal’s National Business Employment Weekly.

Kursmark is a five-time “Best Resume” award winner through the Professional Association of Resume Writers. 

For interview requests or questions about the authors, contact Selena Dehne at sdehne@jist.com or (651) 215-7548.