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Translating Your Military Skills to Civilian Workplace

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how to transition your military experience into a fulfilling civilian career.

Marketing and branding expert Lida Citroën has been serving the transitioning veteran community for many years, presenting workshops and seminars at conferences, events, and job fairs; counseling hundreds of veterans personally, and writing a monthly column for Military.com. In this course, Lida offers a clear, compassionate, and compelling guide to help those in the military understand the civilian hiring manager, build a unique personal brand, understand rules of the corporate and professional marketplace, and leverage powerful strategies for using social media, image, and body language to make themselves relevant to employers.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
1. The Transition: Myths and Reality
  • Navigating the fear and fog
  • Understanding the civilian hiring manager
  • The resume and cover letter
2. Your Personal Brand
  • Understanding your current brand
  • What is your desired brand?
  • Gathering feedback
  • Thinking about your target audiences
3. Self-Marketing Your Brand
  • Networking and your elevator pitch
  • Social networking online
  • Your image
  • Body language
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Lida Citroën

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