Military Veterans Resume Writing Tips to Land a Civilian Job

Scott Vedder is a resume writing expert with decades experience as a Fortune 100 recruiter he has seen thousands of resumes and knows what catches the attention of a recruiter who has very little time to initially assess if your resume is worth spending more time on or not. His best selling book, Signs of a Great Resume was adapted for the military veteran job seeker who often needs solid advice on how to take all the military terms and jargon and turn it into language a civilian recruiter can understand. Further Scott has great advice for veterans on what not to include on a resume and how to focus it on all the good actionable stuff you did serving the country that now can be leveraged to what you can do as a new employee.

Scott Vedder conducted over 5,000 interviews as a recruiter at a Fortune 100 company. He quickly discovered that a good résumé is truly hard to come by and that most applicants don’t have a clue what recruiters want to see. Scott’s book “Signs of a Great Résumé” is a #1 best-selling book on Amazon.com and has been endorsed as “Recommended Reading” by the Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC) and the Central Florida Jobs Initiative. Scott is often quoted as an expert resource and is a regular contributor to a number of international blogs, magazines, syndicated newspaper columns, and web sites. Scott has also been interviewed on dozens of live television and radio news programs. While on speaking engagement’s Scott was often asked by military veterans how to best translate their military experience to a civilian job market. This led to the adapted version of his best selling book to focus on military veterans. His focus on and strong involvement with veteran groups led him to be personally invited to the White House twice under two administrations to be recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management, Women Unlimited and the Metropolitan Business Association, LGBT Chamber of Commerce for his contributions and for helping job seekers around the world.

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