With 24.3% of Young Men Vets Unemployed, Military-to-Corporate Resumes Must Reinvent the Veteran

Nearly one-quarter of male veterans ages 18 to 24 are jobless, according to a 2014 government report. In preparing hundreds of young vets for a corporate job search, The Resume Place has demonstrated that these accomplished women and men must translate their military skills and experience into the language of business. Despite their documented skills…

Separating Navy Sailors in Bahrain Get Federal Jobs Help

Customized federal job-search training is being provided this week at the Naval Air Station, Bahrain to 40 sailors who will soon be leaving the US Navy. It is part of a new program offered by the Resume Place that combines editing and targeting of federal resumes for exiting military with training in navigating the government’s complicated USAJobs website. Other sailors will receive similar training and assistance remotely, says Resume Place team leader Kathryn Troutman, a top federal jobs expert. The program is an effort to help sailors leaving the Navy have a smoother transition to civilian life.