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This book is your field manual to help you on your next important mission: to get a great new job in the civilian sector! Learn how to explain and quantify your valuable military experience in a way civilian recruiters can understand.
Signs of a Great Résumé: Veterans Edition helps veterans, transitioning service members and their families write a résumé that speaks for itself, using !@#$%, the Signs of a Great Résumé. Each sign helps you describe your proud military experience, highlight your outstanding achievements and showcase your skills.
! Experiences that were "amazing!"
@ Defining places, dates and things
# Numbers that prove past successes
$ Dollar values of your contributions
% Figures that show growth and results
Tell civilian recruiters, “I am a P.A.T.R.I.O.T.” Learn to highlight the military values and characteristics that make you a great candidate for the civilian workplace.
#1 best-selling author Scott Vedder has brought his expertise on veterans résumés to the White House, the Pentagon and beyond. Let him help you!
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As a proud civilian advocate for veterans, Scott provides targeted expertise to help translate and quantify military skills into rewarding civilian jobs. After speaking with First Lady Michelle Obama and other officials at the Veterans Institute, Scott received invitations to share his insight at the Office of the First Lady and in the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs at the Pentagon. Scott released an updated version of his original book titled Signs of a Great Résumé: Veterans Edition and Signs of a Great Interview: Veterans Edition.
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He has twice been invited to the White House including to the office of the First Lady and the White House Military Office where he presented his résumé and interview workshops.
Scott's expertise in military-to-civilian career transitions has been recognized by leaders at the White House, Pentagon, Army War College, and veteran service organizations. Scott's father and grandfather served in the Army and Scott is a proud civilian advocate for vets, transitioning service members and military spouses.
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Scott is passionate about helping veterans. To celebrate the launch of Signs of a Great Résumé: Veterans Edition, Scott led an Indiegogo campaign to help veterans, transitioning service members and military families get great new jobs in the civilian sector. Thanks to the generous contributions from supporters around the world, we raised enough to send 1,000 free copies of Signs of a Great Résumé: Veterans Edition! Learn more on the Indiegogo campaign site.
START HERE -> Veterans Employment Center: Access tools and resources designed to help Veterans and transitioning service members. This is the one-stop E-Benefits web site originally launched by First Lady Michelle Obama.
Scott Vedder is the author of Signs of a Great Résumé, the #1 best-selling résumé book on Amazon.com and the follow-up Signs of a Great Interview. He conducted over 5,000 interviews as a Fortune 100 recruiter. Scott now serves as a professional speaker, consultant and expert on résumés, interviews, and career transitions with a focus on helping military veterans succeed in the civilian workforce.
Scott has been a proud mentor for American Corporate Partners (ACP) connecting vets with civilian mentors: www.acp-usa.org
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