Resume Writing Tips for Veterans (Video)

 Marketing Director   August 17, 2023  CV/Resume Advice

Resume writing tips for veterans

The purpose of a resume is to inform an employer of your qualifications for their open position. If you’re a veteran, you may be wondering how to reflect your military career in a resume. In this video, you’ll get resume writing tips on how to best format your skill set and experiences into a focused resume for positions in higher education. Keep in mind that you should customize your resume for each position that you apply for.

The video breaks down each section of the resume with information on military to civilian jargon, how you can learn more about the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for positions and alternative job titles using O*Net, as well as providing sample wording that may be helpful.

Resource links referenced in the video:

Download our free ebook, Veterans Transitioning Into Higher Ed (Revised Edition), for resume samples and more. Explore additional resources for veterans from HERC Jobs.

About the Author: Sara Ermeti has worked in HR leadership for nearly 30 years in various industries such as higher education, NFP, Religious, Financial, Entertainment, and Transportation. She is also an adjunct professor teaching courses in HR and Business. Sara is a certified coach and resume writer offering individual and business consulting through Esperto HR Office.