Each year over 250,000 military personnel and families leave their respective service for new careers in the civilian world. Faced with the challenging tasks of writing a resume, contacting potential employers, interviewing, negotiating salary, or starting a business, many veterans and their families need a 'trusted friend' to coach them through the challenging transition process. Filled with the latest strategies and timeless tips for launching a successful military-to-civilian transition, this revealing pocket guide helps users: identify transferable military-to-civilian skills; locate the best military-friendly jobs and employers; develop the right attitudes; assess skills and state goals; complete applications and write resumes and letters; conduct an effective online job search; attend and work job fairs effectively; network, interview, and negotiate compensation. It also covers such important subjects as starting a business, surviving on the job, planning for retirement, documenting experience, finding a federal job, and identifying references. Jam-packed with engaging checklists, tips, examples, and exercises, this handy guide may well change your life! Order packets of 25 or 100 and save!