Veteran Employment Tactics: Packaging Yourself For Job Hunting Success (2nd Edition)
Tom Stein, Greg Wood
Things have changed, times have changed, and times are tough - especially if you're a military veteran seeking employment in today's economy. This essential guide is designed to help you succeed in your civilian job search. Written by a career military officer and a career expert, TheHireTactics introduces a methodology that includes innovative tools that go far beyond the traditional resume and cover letter. You will learn how to define your value in civilian terms and employ the strategies and tactics necessary to differentiate yourself from the competition and successfully complete your job search mission.
Learn the 4 Milestones for Civilian Employment:
Packaging - teaches you how to implement new and unique tools that will clearly separate you from your competition.
Promotion - introduces strategies and techniques that help you successfully penetrate the hidden job market by broadcasting your value to the business community, not your resume.
Product Demonstration - teaches you the techniques to conduct a proactive, strategic interview that will greatly enhance your chances of getting the offer.
Pricing - Teaches you how to negotiate the difference between what you're offered and your true worth to the organization.
Education. As an executive program manger he has held executive positions and designations in his fields of expertise and has worked with Fortune 500 companies like Apple, Dell, Ingram Micro, and WalMart. Never losing his touch with his military roots, Tom continues his passion for aviation as an Adjunct Professor and Mentor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where as a faculty and staff member since 1988, he instructs and develops programs for undergraduate and graduate students. As a
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You review the descriptions and decide that maybe you are close enough for the position and decide to apply. If you are an experienced job seeker, you may take a moment to customize your resume and cover letter to more closely match the job description. But eventually you will submit the same old resume that everyone else submits and pray the phone rings to set up an interview. Sound familiar? Have you done the same series of actions day in and day out? If you have, I can guarantee you are
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