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Military Cover Letter
Did you just get out
of the military? This page will help you find the
resume you need to get back to a job in civilian life.
Your fellow military friends should know where and how easy it was to
get a free resume that is formatted, so give them a shout using the
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Now use these 3 military resume
formats by just downloading them all. Just backspacing, is all
that you need to do. Substituting your current information as you go.
Complete all 3, then compare all three, then it's a matter of choosing
the one that suits you with the
best format. It's oh yes, so easy.
Using our examples, is by far the fastest, possible way you can create
your new formatted
resume. You can be finished in a very short time. Making sure all of
your current info is if front of you when you decide to sit down and do
There are several careers that are suitable for military members,
management, any finance category, human resources, all types of
maintenance, sales positions, definitely information technology,
business administration, and all health care areas.
When you are done creating your list of everything you’ve done in the
military that’s relevant to the job you want, you will have to
translate those achievements and from military jargon into everyday
You don’t want to use any military terminology. You should just spell
everything out so that there is no doubt in your abilities. Make the
connections between the skills you acquired in the military and the
need for those skills in a public job.
You need to be very clear and do not assume they know what
you are talking about. Spell out the details in plain black and white,
so they have a very clear picture of why they want to hire you.
It is best to put your work experience (first), then education,
by any awards and commendations in a separate list. Employers simply
need to be aware of the skills you have acquired in your military
career that are related to the position they’re offering.
An example, if you were in front lines combat, (Glad you are back home
by the way) or you could have been responsible for an enemy capture,
good for you but--that’s not going to be relevant to an employer as a
Additionally, there is no need to hear about the really gory
details of war, so I would just leave it out of your resume period. You
should state that you served in combat on your resume, but don’t go
that much into detail.
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