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Success After Service

How to Take Control of Your Job Search and Career After Military Duty

Prepares veterans transitioning into the civilian workplace for success with practical tools to manage their job search and personal brand.
EAN: 9781789665932
Edition: 1
Published:
Format: 235x157
264 pages

About the book

Figuring out your next move after transitioning out of the military should start before your last day. Prepare yourself emotionally and professionally to put those hard-earned skills in context of the civilian world.

The transition from military to civilian life is more than just a title change; it is a whole new life experience with the sense of excitement and possibility that accompany a transition. Whether you're preparing to retire or separate, Success After Service is written to help all veterans succeed in the civilian workplace.

Success After Service provides the tools, resources and strategies to help you adapt to the civilian workplace and evaluate post-military career options. Whether you become an entrepreneur, move into the corporate world or pursue higher education, you will learn how to develop a portfolio of career assets, including your résumé, elevator pitch, online profiles, interview acumen and professional network, empowering you to begin your new career with confidence and clarity. Success After Service is the perfect guide for transitioning military and veterans who seek a coherent set of strategies, resources and steps for building a meaningful, deliberate and rewarding post-military career.

About the authors

Lida Citroën specializes in personal branding and reputation management online and in-person for a target audience, and is based in Englewood, CO. She volunteers to help transitioning military service members build their civilian careers by teaching personal branding and online reputation management in the TAP program at the United States Air Force Academy. She also consults with private Fortune 100 companies who are looking to hire and increase the number of veteran employees. She is the author of two veteran-focused books: Your Next Mission (2014) and Engaging with Veteran Talent (2017).


The most comprehensive and effective resource for those separating from the military and veterans diving into the civilian job market for the first time.

Sarah Blansett, Retired Navy Commander and Director of Operations and Strategic Partnerships, Military.Com