Transitioning from military service to a civilian career is a huge life change. The possibilities for creating a new career and new life as a veteran are boundless. But getting that new career off to a successful start requires ample preparation, a tactical job search and the ability to overcome a few challenges.
You can smooth the process and improve the success of your transition from a military to civilian career by focusing on a few things:
- Start preparing early (9-12 months in advance) for your civilian career
- Execute a thoughtful, targeted job hunt and assess your job options thoroughly
- Prepare to preserve or increase your security clearance