Military to Federal Resumes
Developing a Military to Federal Resume
Transitioning from a military career to the federal government in a Civil Service position is a natural transition for a veteran. The culture is somewhat similar, and there are some valuable benefits that are transferable from the military to federal service. But first, you must develop a compelling military to federal resume and compete.
- Define Career Goals
- Federal Job Match
- Federal Promotions
- Military To Federal
- Military to Corporate
- Gain Marketing Plan
- Get Hired
Listing a chronological history of your military experience on your resume won’t get you past the federal HR “gatekeepers.” You must have an accomplishment-focused, keyword-enhanced, and content-rich federal resume substantiating your experience in a Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR) example. Translating your military experience into a federal resume is our specialty and for over two decades – we have been the “go-to” writing team for thousands of military veterans.
Demilitarize Specific Language
Your military experience must be demilitarized into civilian terminology, unless there is specific equipment, systems, software, or missions that relate directly to the federal position you wish to apply. Our Master Military Resume Writers know the fine line on military experience translation to federal speak.
The Same MOS as Thousands of Other Military Members
What will set you apart from everyone else in the military with the same Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)? For starters, your accomplishments. Your military to federal resume should comply with federal application requirements and should be full of qualitative and quantitative results. Think about it; have you ever saved money on equipment, supplies, man-hours, etc.? You likely have, “gold nuggets” of information specific to your success in the military and what will set you apart from your competition, helping you earn a Best Qualified rating.
Partner with us to put an accurate spin on your military experience to land the federal job you desire.