Use these 10 free resources to help you learn more about successfully transitioning from military to civilian life.
Planning Checklist for Transitioners: Includes everything from financial matters to real estate and moving.
Life Insurance Estimator: Get online help calculating how much life insurance to buy before your SGLI runs out.
2012 List of Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers: Check this out; the #1 company may surprise you. Use this resource to help you map out your new career path.
Military-to-Civilian Pay Calculator: Find out how much civilian salary you’ll need to maintain your current standard of living by using the G.I. Jobs military-to-civilian pay calculator.
USBA Military Jobs Center: Get free job search assistance powered by Orion International, the nation’s largest military placement agency.
Veterans Retraining Assistance Program High Demand Occupations: The Labor Department has identified occupations in which unemployed veterans could find work after as little as one year of education and training through the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.
Best Colleges for Veterans: According to a Military Times survey, these are the top schools (broken down by type) when it comes to recruiting and supporting military veterans in their post-service education: 4-year colleges, online/nontraditional colleges, 2-year colleges.
Career Fair Calendar: Find a career fair near you.
“Do These Five Things BEFORE Starting Your Job Search”: Use this free resource to help streamline your job search efforts.
5 Rules for Resume Success: Get tips from experts on creating competitive resumes in an era of high-tech job hunting.