Making the Transition from the Military to Civilian Career Market

Making the Transition from the Military to Civilian Career Market

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transitioning soldierInterview with George Vukovich
Director, Veterans Outreach at American Military University

Veteran employment is on a steady rise due in part to the great skills that military professionals bring to the workplace. According to an Office of Personnel Management news release the percentage of veteran new hires hit a new high of 33.2% in 2014, surpassing the previous mark set in 2013, when 31 percent of all new Federal civilian hires were veterans.

So how can you set yourself up for the next phase of your career after the military? In this video blog George Vukovich offers guidance for making your way into new territory, and how to really maximize your leadership skills in the civilian market.

About the Speaker

George Vukovich is a retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant with 20 years of service as an infantry Staff Non-Commissioned Officer. One of the highlights of his career was selection to the highly competitive SNCO Degree Completion Program. While assigned to the program, George completed undergraduate degree requirements with the Virginia Commonwealth University.

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