Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide: A Career Transition Guide for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard Personnel, and Veterans

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The most widely used military-to-civilian guide with over 5 million copies in print! Written by two of America’s leading military transition and career experts, the book’s 13 chapters cover the most important aspects of finding employment and prospering in the civilian world.

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By Carl Savino and Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D.
#7630  The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide remains the most popular career transition action guide for servicemembers, veterans, and their families, with over 5 million copies in print! Widely used by career counselors, trainers, and transitioning personnel alike, this book has become the gold standard for making a successful career transition to the civilian world.
Written by two of America’s leading military transition and career experts, the book’s 13 chapters cover the most important aspects of finding employment and prospering in the civilian world. Important chapters focus on:
  • Organizing a 10-step job search process
  • Obtaining transition assistance
  • Identifying skills, interests, and values
  • Discovering one’s motivated abilities and skills (MAS)
  • Developing employer-center objectives
  • Writing and distributing resumes and letters
  • Conducting research and using social media
  • Networking for job leads and interviews
  • Interviewing for jobs
  • Negotiating salary and benefits

Two special chapters examine:

  • Finding federal government employment
  • Implementing goals

The book includes numerous self-assessment tests, sample resumes and letters, and recommended resources. It also features dozens of employers who are eager to hire individuals with military backgrounds, especially those with security clearances and experience.

No member of the military should venture into the civilian work world, or plan for retirement, without first heeding the sage advice of this book.

128 pages. 6 x 9. Softcover. 2011-2012 edition. $13.95. SPECIALS: 10 copies for $111.60; 25 copies for $244.25; 50 copies for $418.50; 100 copies for $698.00 (50% discount); 500 copies for $3,140.00; 1,000 copies for $5,580.00.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction – Welcome to the Rest of Your Life
  • 1. Get Organized for New Successes
  • 2. Obtain Transition Assistance
  • 3. Identify Your Skills, Interests, and Values
  • 4. Conduct Research in Key Areas
  • 5. Create Dynamite Resumes and Letters
    • Sample Resumes
    • Sample Letters
  • 6. Network Your Way to Career Success
  • 7. Interview for the Right Job
  • 8. Secure Federal Employment
  • 9. Negotiate Salary and Benefits
  • 10. Start Your Own Business
  • Summary of the 9-Step Transition Process

 

PRAISE FROM READERS

“Excellent book…very thorough and in-depth.”
–Master Sgt. Henry Van Wormer

“Very good – common sense, straight-forward, comprehensive. It did get me focused.”
–Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bill Rauch

“Excellent planning tool. Captures all the contingencies and gets you on target on time. I’ve flown the mission and it works!”
–Col. (Ret.) Dick Cervi

“Of interest to all job seekers….”
–Air Force Times, Second Careers Supplement

“This is a must book for everyone planning to leave the service within the next couple of years.”
–Gosport

“…I was impressed. This book is very well packaged….The impressive characteristic about this book is that it dares to address the many real issues facing one who converts from the military to the private sector.”
–Marine Corps Gazette

“From Navy Blue to Corporate Gray is one of the most versatile and comprehensive tools you can have in your toolbox to success.”
–The Barbers Pointer

THE AUTHORS:
Carl S. Savino, retired from the military and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, is co-author of the bestselling Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters. He regularly conducts military-to-civilian job fairs as well as operates an online job service, www.corporategray.com. A former consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and the Hay Group, he is president of Competitive Edge Services, a military-to-civilian transition firm.
Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D., is one of Americas leading career transition and travel experts who has authored more than 100 books, including several designed for servicemembers and their families: Military Transition to Civilian Success, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Pocket Guide, The Military Spouses Employment Pocket Guide, The Military Spouse’s Map Through the Maze Pocket Guide, The Military Family Education Pocket Guide, The Military Family Benefits Pocket Guide, and The Military Personal Finance Pocket Guide. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, and university professor, Ron specializes in developing career, life skills, and education resources for the military and others in transition.
For more information on this and related career transition and life skills resources, please visit the authors’ websites:

www.corporategray.com
www.impactpublications.com

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