Most servicemembers don't know what to expect when they begin the process of transitioning to a second career. Start your career transition process off right with video pointers from Col. Dan Koslov, USAF (Ret).
A bridge is only as good as the pillars supporting it. Likewise, a successful career transition will collapse without a well-designed bridge. Find out how you can prepare you and your family for this major life change with MOAA's expert transition advice, and learn to put it all together by watching the video from MOAA career counselor Col. Dan Koslov, USAF (Ret).
Although you probably will not initially match your current salary when you retire, you should not have to lower your standard of living just because you are trading your uniform for a civilian suit. Col Dan Koslov, USAF (Ret) shares some insight into what should factor into your choices when looking for a new job.
You might have a Ph.D. sticking out of every pocket when you arrive for an interview, but if you look like PeeWee Herman, then you probably won't get past the receptionist's desk. Find out how to dress for the job you want, and some of the transition expenses associated with it.
Your résumé is you
on paper. The process is challenging, but can be fun, and it often is relatively easy. Use these guidelines and samples to help you put together a professional résumé for your career transition.
When writing your résumé, be careful to avoid the five common mistakes people often make. These mistakes could make the difference between getting an interview -- and a new job -- or having your résumé pitched into the trash can.
If you're transitioning out of a military career, then you might be a little out of practice when it comes to writing a résumé. Find out the do's and don'ts of today's resumes so you have the best chance possible of earning that job interview.
Professional contacts who know you well can be a useful resource when searching for a new job. Follow these five rules to ensure you select the appropriate people to use as references in your career transition.
Career fairs are great tools for networking and, if you know what you're doing, a valuable way of marketing yourself to potential employers. Watch this video to learn how to prepare for a career fair, including what to bring, subjects to avoid, booths to target, and even how to dress.
Career transition expert Col Dan Koslov, USAF (Ret) shares tips on acing your interview to get the job you really want.