Prepare for a successful transition

Create your own strategy for transition

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Transitioning to civilian life after your military career can be an exciting time. To help make your transition as stress-free as possible, use all the resources at your disposal, focus on your strengths, and highlight your unique skills and talents for potential employers.

In this topic we’ll provide a list of steps you can use to prepare for successful transition from the military to a civilian career. These steps include:

  • Completing a personal appraisal
  • Exploring different civilian careers
  • Using job search strategies
  • Writing your resume
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Evaluating job offers

Click the Next button to begin your own personal appraisal.