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Civilian employment

Civilian employment

Civilian employment

As you begin planning your civilian career, take some time to think about how civilian employment is different from military employment.

Explore the following topics to make sure you’re up to speed on civilian employment.

The civilian workplace
Read about some typical differences between military and civilian careers, as well as some steps you can take to bridge the gap.

Think like an employer
Learn how to translate your military skills, experiences, and accomplishments into terms that make sense to civilians who make hiring decisions.

Customer service
Embracing a customer-oriented mindset is a key element of transitioning to a civilian workplace.