Throat-Punch Resumes®, locals to Colonial Williamsburg, are presenting:
Task, Purpose, and Motivation For the 21st Century Warrior: How to Win In The Civilian Job Market, Get Hired, and Make Money Without Throat-Punching Anyone In the Process.
This seminar empowers, enables and powerfully situates the transitioning service-members, law enforcement, other governmental agency employees and contractors to develop and create their own customized life and employment plans. This includes building their own resumes and cover letters and getting those documents edited professionally (optional). This seminar is specifically designed by veterans and former other governmental agency contractors who have been deployed and understand the process of getting hired after leaving or transitioning from a military/paramilitary life.
Participants SHALL learn how to write and submit a resume that best represents the military/law enforcement/wartime OCONUS deployment experiences, abilities and training translated into lay terms for potential civilian employers. This is a life skill that is rarely taught and has vast leadership and management application.
Participants shall learn how to:
- Demystify the civilian hiring process
- Develop a draft resume
- Get a glimpse into the Private Military Contracting (PMC) world and how to apply for those high-end jobs.
- Understand the job search market and powerfully manipulate the structure to situate themselves ahead of others who have not done the work.
- Apply for and be selected to jobs that fit their overall plan, taking into consideration, geography, salary, benefits and overall quality of life.
- Market themselves as a powerhouse of skills, abilities, and values despite their transitioning status.
- Develop an elevator pitch, how to answer interview questions, consistently and without second-guessing themselves.
- Speak “civillian-ese”
- Learn how to write their own resume and cover letter without having to channel Shakespeare
- Negotiate a salary
- Develop a life plan
- Network like the pros, despite introverted tendencies
- Use social media to promote their expertise, while maintaining OPSEC