VETERANS GET HELP TRANSITIONING TO CIVILIAN CAREERS

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When it comes to setting themselves apart from other job seekers, one of the unique challenges faced by the increasing number of military veterans entering the civilian job market can be described, literally, as a language barrier.

Military lingo is filled with words and acronyms that are not commonly used in the civilian world. (Do you know what the CINCPAC is?) So it’s no surprise that when a veteran creates a résumé, it might seem as though the document were written in a foreign language. And often, the skills that can make a veteran stand out—skills such as leadership and resources and personnel management—are lost in military speak, perhaps derailing a job applicant’s candidacy prematurely.Continue Reading

UMUC’s December Career Events

UMUC’s December career topic is social sciences! Your UMUC Career Services office will host four career webinars to help UMUC students and alumni navigate the social sciences industries. These brief online sessions can help you obtain the knowledge, tools, and confidence needed to take your career to the next level. There will also be an employer session with Blue Cross Blue Shield. Checkout the details for each event below, and use the links provided to register!

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UMUC’s November Career Events

UMUC’s November career topic is accounting and finance. Your UMUC Career Services office will host four career prep webinars to help you get ready for the next step in your professional journey, and will also host an employer session with Rose Financial Solutions. These brief online sessions can help you obtain the knowledge, tools, and confidence you need to take your career to the next level. Checkout the details for each event below, and use the links provided to register!Continue Reading