Resume writing tips for Military Veterans Whether on temporary leave or having left the service entirely, there is always the looming probability that you will have to enter into the chaotic and disposable mess that is today’s job sphere. Since the crash of oh-eight and the subsequent bottoming of the markets in oh-nine the matter of finding a stable occupation in these times of instability are slim, however as a previous member of the service you have skills that could put you at a distinct advantage and in this article we’re going to show you can market advantage to potential employers (you lucky person you). For the sake of this article we will be helping you to market these skills in the form of a Chronological resume. The first thing that you should understand when writing a resume as a previous member of the service is that it can be easy to include too much information in your resume. An employer is less likely to be willing to read through an entire 5-page essay in the hopes of finding information that might make you an asset than he is to make a judgement based off of a few clear and concise points that summarise your experience uniformly (wouldn’t want him to get confused now would we, in this golden age of attention spans that only retain sensibility within the 150 word count of a Twitter update). Remember the standard length of a resume is usually between one and three pages; pages which you’ll have to also populate with your previous employment history. Due to these constraints we recommend that you write a brief summary of your history in the service in the space of one or two paragraphs so as to give any potential employer the jist of your experience, while everything else should be confined to a single juicy parag... ... middle of paper ... ...ecutive Agent) or AAF (Army Airfield), when referring to certain assets or codes. Most employers won’t understand such terms and might be confused to an extent (anywhere from mild confusion to “please don’t arrest me sire I’m a good boy I swear” levels of pure terror). When referring to your service you should purely stick to full expressions for particular objects/topics. On a final note: remember to include all of the necessary personal information that any resume should have: title, name, address, date of birth, phone number, Email address. Make sure your employer has all of the goods when examining this document. As we mentioned before, you should write a draft edition of your resume before creating a final draft for your employee so that you might correct any potential mistakes and ensure that you have all of the relevant data. Good luck with your job seeking.