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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:Job Search: Marketing Your Military Experience, 5th Edition

Author:David G. Henderson

Publication Date:July 16, 2009

Job Search: Marketing Your Military Experience, 5th Edition

  • Comprehensive, popular guide to a successful job search
  • More than 40 examples of successful resumes

Now in its fifth edition, this highly popular book offers the separating servicemember the most up-to-date information on planning a smooth transition (and translation) of military experience to well-paying civilian jobs. Includes experience assessment, job market, resume writing, interviewing tips, and benefits and salary negotiations. Includes new information on converging technologies, such as using the Internet, online job bulletin boards, and military career transition websites to make the most of your job search experience.

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