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You're Back - What's Next? How to Demonstrate Your Value in the Civilian Job Market
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
How to Demonstrate Your Value in the Civilian Job Market
For many veterans, the transition from the military to the civilian workforce can be difficult. One of the challenges they encounter is how to effectively translate their previous skills and credentials when crafting a resume and preparing for a job interview. Many veterans are not aware of the valuable transferable skills they have developed during their military service -- and just how marketable these skills are to employers.
Join us for this free informational webinar and learn how to successfully convey the value of your military experience to civilian employers by following a few basic steps:
• Identifying your interests, skills, values and strengths
• Assessing your transferable skills
• Translating your military language and experience and for the civilian job market
• Creating an “Elevator Speech” to use in interviews and at networking events
The webinar will be led by Maribeth Gunner, career services coordinator at Excelsior College.
The webinar will be accessible via the Acrobat Connect Professional conferencing system which is very easy to access and use. The day of the webinar you only have to click on the following link (or alternatively, copy/paste the URL into the Address field of your browser):
You will Enter as Guest and only need to type your name (first & last will do).
If you happen to get a message about downloading the Flash Player, please be sure to do so. We suggest you log in about 15 minutes before the conference begins; just to be sure you are able to enter the lobby to the conference on line.
We strongly urge you to take a sneak-peek at what the conference 'room' will look like in advance and most importantly to test to see that you have the Flash plugin. Just click on the following link any time to test your computer:http://excelsior.na3.acrobat.com/p26506957/
Excelsior College http://www.excelsior.edu is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses and college-level proficiency examinations, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.