Making the Veteran Transition to Civilian Employment

While there are plenty of resources for transitioning veterans, a common problem is translating skills. A military career may not have a civilian equivalent, making the veteran transition to civilian employment rather difficult. Schofield Strategies discussed converting skills to qualities employers look for in a recent post on

“In order to craft a resume for a hard-to-translate position, such as an EOD Specialist, you first want to choose the type of resume format that will make you stand out — generally, a hybrid resume (a mix of a chronological and a functional resume) is best for hard-to-translate positions because you can place emphasis on areas that translate to your new field.”



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