The Military to Civilian Transition Guide + Pocket Guide: Secrets to Finding Great Jobs and Employers (2020 Edition)

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This book 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! This latest edition of the book (2019 — 19th edition) also comes with a companion 64-page pocket guide, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Pocket Guide.

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Carl Savino and Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D.
#9718  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! Each year 250,000 copies of this book are put in the hands of all transitioning members of the military, who are in the process of transitioning to the civilian world. Widely used by career counselors, trainers, and transitioning personnel alike, this book has become the gold standard for making a successful career transition!
Written by two of America’s leading military transition and career experts, the book’s 12 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. Can purchase separately for $13.95. Copyright 2020. 120 pages. 2020 edition. NEXT ANNUAL EDITION: 2021 Edition, available in January 2021.

This new edition is accompanied by Ron Krannich’s popular 64-page pocket guide — The Military-to-Civilian Transition Pocket Guide: The Veteran’s Guide to Finding Great Jobs and Employers (2nd Edition). In addition to covering job search basics, it includes starting a business, surviving on the job, planning for retirement, documenting experience, finding a federal job, and identifying references. Jam-packed with engaging checklists, tips, examples, and exercises, this 3 7/8″ x 4 7/8″ pocket guide fits conveniently into pockets/purses. 2016. ISBN 978-1-57023-382-1. Can purchase separately for $2.95.

Taken together, this book and companion pocket guide offer a comprehensive treatment of the whole career transition process for military personnel.

PRICING OPTIONS:  $14.95 for 1 copy of each book (2-book combination). SPECIALS: 10 copies of both books for $135.95; 50 copies of both books for $639.00; 100 copies of both books for $1,219.00; 500 copies of both books for $5,739.00; 1,000 copies of both books for $9,999.00

CONTENTS

Introduction – Welcome to the Rest of Your Life

  1. Get Organized for New Successes
  2. Obtain Transition Assistance
  3. Network Your Way to Career Success
  4. Identify Your Skills, Interests, and Values
  5. Use Your GI Bill Benefits
  6. Create Dynamite Resumes and Letters
  7. Conduct Research in Key Areas
  8. Interview for the Right Job
  9. Negotiate Salary and Benefits
  10. Secure Federal Employment
  11. Start Your Own Business

 

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 Pocket Guide, The Military Spouse’s 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 these and related career transition and life skills resources, please visit the authors’ websites:

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1 book, 1 pocket guide, both books, 10 copies of both, 50 copies of both, 100 copies of both, 500 copies of both, 1000 copies of both

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