ERIC Number: ED333114
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Career Transitions. Taking Advantage of Your U.S. Air Force Military Experience To Become the Employer's Choice. Helpful Hints That Result in Employment Advantage.
Drier, Harry N.
This booklet outlines some points about a veteran's unique marketability, advantages acquired by working for the military, benefits earned, and some ideas for packaging a veteran's credentials. It lists worker characteristics with which employers are most impressed. Career planning steps are outlined, complete career examination is recommended, and the basic examinations that should be requested are described. Suggestions are made for the information that an interviewee should make available to prospective employers. A suggested approach to the job interview is also described. Individual sections consider demand occupations; owning one's own business; selecting the best offer; negotiating; foreign opportunities; selecting retraining options; and scholarships, loans, benefits, and entitlements. A list of national offices for resources and assistance provides names, addresses, and telephone numbers. A veterans' benefits timetable presents time limits, benefits, and where to apply. A list of military organizations that might be of assistance identifies the city in which the headquarters is located. An attachment lists eight recommended resources to develop employment transition skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Change, Career Education, Career Planning, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Federal Aid, Job Search Methods, Midlife Transitions, Military Personnel, Retraining, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Financial Aid, Training Allowances, Veterans, Vocational Evaluation
Career Education & Training Associates, Inc., 1236 Langston Drive, Columbus, OH 43220 ($2.00; quantity price: $1.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chronicle Guidance Publications Inc., Moravia, NY.
Identifiers: Air Force