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TAOnline staff has meticulously organized the most current and relevant transitioning military related books to help you easily determine the reading material most suitable for your situation. Click through the Title links below to get a quick synopsis of each book of interest.

Getting a Civilian Job

  1. Veterans: DO THIS! GET HIRED! Proven Advice For Veterans That Need A Job
  2. Job Search: Marketing Your Military Experience, 5th Edition

Getting a Federal Job

  1. Roadmap to the Senior Executive Service: How to Find SES Jobs, Determine Your Qualifications, and Develop Your SES Application
  2. How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More!
  3. The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available, and How To Write A Federal Resume
  4. Ten Steps to a Federal Job, 3rd edition

Resume Writing

  1. Roadmap to Job-Winning Military to Civilian Resumes
  2. Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Employers
  3. Expert Resumes for Military-To-Civilian Transitions, 2nd Ed

Military to Civilian Transition Guide

  1. Warrior to Patriot Citizen: Transition your military service and skills to your new civilian adventure
  2. Out of Uniform: Your Guide to a Successful Military-to-Civilian Career Transition
  3. Military Transition to Civilian Success: The Complete Guide for Veterans and Their Families
  4. Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide: A Career Transition Guide for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard Personnel, and Veterans
  5. Military-To-Civilian Career Transition 2nd Ed: The Essential Job Search Handbook for Service Members (Military-To-Civilian Career Transition Guide)
  6. Leaving Active Duty: Real-life Stories and Advice for Junior Military Officers
  7. Sell Like a Marine: Close More Sales with the Proven Principles of World-Class Leadership

Military to Civilian Translations

  1. A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces - Barbara Schading and Richard Schading

Title:How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More!

Author:Lily Madeleine Whiteman

Publication Date:September 3, 2008

How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Application Essays (KSAs), Interviews, Salaries, Promotions and More! With over 40 per cent of the federal government's 1.6 million employees retiring over the next 10 years, now is the time for anyone seeking a government job to take advantage of the massive retirement wave that has already begun. Yet until now, no truly up-to-date or comprehensive book has existed to give readers the tools and guidance they need to get hired for a government job, internship, or fellowship. Entertainingly written by a successful career coach who has climbed the federal career ladder herself as a hiring manager, this reader-friendly book steers prospective applicants through every stage of their job search. This book draws on interviews with more than 100 other hiring managers. Including a companion CD filled with sample resumes and worksheets, this is the book to have when seeking out employment with the federal government.

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