Writing a Civilian Resume

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So you are separating from the military, and about to embark on the next chapter of your career journey, which means it's time to get your resume in tip top shape. Your resume is your opportunity to put your best foot forward and sell yourself to future employers.

As a service member, you already have the skills that will impress many hiring managers. These tips will help put them down on your resume in a way that will stand out.

Military members offer skills that are impressive to many corporate recruiters and companies. But service members often don't know how to sell them to potential employers. Before you begin to work on your resume, use these tips to transfer your military skills into civilian terms:

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