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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
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Format: 234x156
256 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 resume, 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

Lida Citroën is the CEO of LIDA360, based in Englewood, CO. She specializes in Personal Branding, the practice of promoting one's value, managing reputation online and in-person, building executive presence, and creating measurable impact for a target audience.A TEDx Speaker (39,000+ views to date) and Instructor on LinkedIn Learning (with eight popular courses regularly viewed by global audiences), she leverages her expertise to help transitioning military service members build their civilian careers. She was a founding Board Member of the National Association of Veteran Serving Organizations (NAVSO), writes for Military.com, produces content for and collaborates with LinkedIn on veterans' issues, and volunteers with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR). She regularly teaches personal branding and online reputation management in the transition program (TAP) at the United States Air Force Academy. Her program, "Personal Branding for the Military-to-Civilian Transition," is also shared at conferences, on military installations, and in corporate settings where veterans are employed. She is the author of two other veteran-focused books. Highly sought after by the media for her perspective and advice on veteran reintegration and career transition, the author has been featured on MSNBC, in The Guardian, Handelsblatt, Fortune Magazine, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Hiring America, Forbes.com, Harvard Business Review, and CBS Moneywatch, among others.

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