Call number: UB357 .S53 2013
eterans face many challenges as they seek civilian jobs. This one-of-a-kind book based on a survey of 15 million veterans helps today’s returning military find the best job matches for their training, interests, personalities, genders, and more. With 45 best jobs lists and 150 detailed job descriptions, the book covers the best-paying and fastest-growing occupations held by recent veterans. Veterans can transition to these jobs using the skills they learned during their service; some occupations may require additional training or licensure, and this information is explained as well.
Best jobs lists include “Most Popular Jobs for Veterans” and Jobs in Which Veteran Status Confers Biggest Earnings Advantage.” Each in-depth job description gives information on veterans earnings compared to earnings of non-veterans; veterans’ employment by economic sector, specific information on for-profit, nonprofit, government, education, and self-employment positions; related military specialization; job growth and annual job openings; skills and knowledge required; career cluster; personality type; working conditions; and much more. (From Barnes & Noble)