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Welcome, ENPP Enrollees!: MOAA is a proud partner in the Department of Labor's Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot (ENPP), a program open to tens of thousands of transitioning servicemembers each year. Please bookmark and share our Transition and Career Center (MOAA.org/Careers) for the latest in transition advice and resources, upcoming webinar events, member-only exclusive resources, and much more! ENPP military spouses may want to start by downloading MOAA's Military Spouse Employment Guide.
MOAA offers a range of resources for servicemembers seeking to take the next step in their professional life. Below you will find articles, downloads, and other materials that can assist you in your transition, including details about upcoming transition and career events and webinars. Some are available only to MOAA Premium and Life members; learn more about joining MOAA, or upgrade today.
If you are a Premium or Life member of MOAA, you can receive a free one-hour consulting session in person or via phone. To schedule an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your membership number and availability.
Résumé critiques and MOAA publications are a benefit of PREMIUM and LIFE Membership.
Before submitting your résumé, follow the guidelines found in our "Marketing Yourself for a Second Career" handbook, available below:
The turn-around time for a résumé critique is 10-14 business days.
MOAA LIFE members: We are delighted to offer a federal résumé review and phone consultation covering various elements of the federal hiring process to include tailored recommendations with your USAJOBS résumé and associated documents, veteran’s preference in federal hiring, negotiating strategies for federal employment and to answer your specific questions regarding the public sector career track.
If you are interested in taking advantage of this new and exciting program offering please send an email to email@example.com requesting the MOAA Federal Résumé Services. Please include with your MOAA membership number, daytime phone number, most current version of your private sector résumé, and a copy of the federal résumé you would like reviewed.
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