“Resumes”. . .
The "Resume Writing" webpage discusses the resume formats preferred by hiring managers and shows you how to write your summary statement, employment history and other sections of your resume. Browse the resume samples and use the resume template to create your own resume.
More and more companies require online employment applications from applicants seeking positions. The online application allows employers to gather information in a uniform format, making it easier for them to compare prospective employees.
Find volunteer opportunities on or near your installation that provide new work experiences, increase your skills and build a connection between you and the community (host nation or installation-based). Your installation military and family support center is a good place to start to learn about on and off base volunteer opportunities.
Cover letters are your personal introduction to prospective employers. Use your cover letter to sell yourself and your qualifications to gain an interview.
Identify and select virtual volunteer opportunities to expand your job experience and gain exposure to new work environments and networking opportunities.
Develop a portfolio to highlight your work and show your skills to prospective employers or clients.
A curriculum vitae, or CV, is similar to a resume but provides more details, has a different format and targets specific position types.
Management Tools (Family Centers) is an article that provides a multitude of resources for helping families manage military life to find the balance they need for successful careers and happy homes.
In addition to your resume, LinkedIn is one of the most popular items that hiring managers use to review potential job candidates. Make sure your LinkedIn profile is complete so that a hiring manager will notice you.
Using the right keywords can move your resume to the top of the stack.
Occupational Outlook Handbook