How to translate military experience

25 Feb 2020
1300-1400

How to translate military experience

It may not sound like it, but an “Anti-Submarine Warfare Control System Level II Technician” could be a great asset to your team.  But you’ll never know until you learn how to make sense of “foreign” job titles and cryptic job codes on the typical military resume.  More proactively, you want to develop a crosswalk between your most common open positions and the military skill set so you can better source the correct talent.  After attending this session you will be able to understand military jargon and make the connection to civilian job skills.  This session will provide you with tools and techniques to be able to:

  • Translate the veteran’s Military Occupational Code
  • Understand military grades and ranks and how they relate to experience
  • Develop a crosswalk between your hiring needs and military skill sets