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Jobseeker Toolkit

There are many resources available to military personnel to ensure they are ready to enter the workforce. Below are several tools to assist you as you make this transition. Before you start your process, contact your local representative and create an online account to search for jobs and connect with military-friendly employers, at no cost to you.


Resume

There are many different ways that you can write a resume depending on your work history. Below are the four types of resumes and for whom they are recommended. You can find a sample of these resumes starting on page 80 of the U.S. Department of Labor Employment Manual.You can use these templates as a guide and fill in your information and then contact your local representative for any additional help or if you have any questions.

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If you are having trouble translating your Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), you can use O*NET Online/My Next Move for Veterans to find occupations, certifications and licenses related to your MOS.


OPE Intake Form

Before you meet with your local representative you should complete the OPE Case Management Intake Form. You will save time and be better prepared to start the job search process.


Interview Attire Checklist

Don’t disqualify yourself from a potential job as soon you walk through the door. Follow the OPE-Interview-Attire and dress for success. This can be helpful not only for the interview, but also if you attend a job fair or hiring event.


Interview Practice Questions

Review common OPE-Interview-Practice-Questions so that you have your questions ready. Have a parent, spouse, friend or local representative go through these questions with you to practice before the big day.


Search for a job

Now that you have all of the tools you need to get a job, create an online account, at no cost to you, to begin your search.



     
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