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- DescriptionOperation Job Search is the ultimate guide for US military veterans seeking employment after discharge. It provides information about the civilian workforce, rubrics for navigating one's career, and a list of essential resources to consult during the job search. Also included are sections dedicated specifically to suggestions and resources available to female veterans. Weiss explains that hiring managers and human resources directors hire veterans who make the effort to build a professional relationship. He discusses the importance of leaving the house and meeting employers at venues such as job fairs, trade shows, office parks, and even Starbucks. Weiss offers practical instructions and crucial tips, such as: Establish an operations center (home office) for job hunting Don't be afraid to make cold calls Dress appropriately for job interviews and practice communicating in civilian-speak, t military jargon Target military-friendly companies that value the skills of returning military personnel If you are a US military veteran searching for a job, Operation Job Search will guide you every step of the way--from translating your skills into civilian-speak to negotiating your contract.
- Author BiographyJohn Weiss is the author of Welcome to the Real World and founder of Weiss & Associates, an executive recruiting company, which conducts searches for companies in the educational technology industry and communications industry.
- Author(s)John Henry Weiss
- PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
- Date of Publication03/03/2016
- SubjectCareers & Success
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
- Weight557 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine41 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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