Transiting from military life to a civilian career can be a challenge, especially when it comes to the job search. In this 3-part video series, we will discuss some things to avoid when building your civilian resume.

One of the biggest mistakes on resumes is including irrelevant experience. Make sure that all experience you list pertains to the job to which you are applying.

Though it may be habit for you, you should avoid using military slang or terminology on your civilian resume. Hiring managers are not likely to understand it, and it could prevent you from getting the job.

Thank you for joining us. We hope you’ll check back for Parts 2 and 3 of this video series.