Free Resume Services
Resume assistance is just one of the free career counseling services that Hire Heroes USA provides to transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses. If you are struggling with how to describe your military experience and skills in a civilian resume, our Transition Specialists can help you:
- Create a tailored, polished resume
- Translate your military experience into civilian terminology
- Highlight your past work experience and unique skills to employers
- Learn effective job search techniques
Hire Heroes USA has assisted thousands of military members, veterans and military spouses in their search for a great job. Register now to discover how we can assist you!
Additional Resume Resources for Job Seekers
These resources – including templates, tips and tutorials – can help you begin the process of crafting a quality resume:
Hire Heroes USA Transition Assistance Workbook and Strategic Planning Workshop: These two clickable documents will provide you a comprehensive overview of resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and strategic planning.
Resume Writing Workshop: This PowerPoint link covers information needed to create a resume.
Resume Template: This link serves as a guide to building your resume.
Cover Letter Template: A cover letter may not be necessary for every job, but it is helpful to have one. This download serves as a template for drafting a cover letter.
References Page Template: Click to download this document. It’s an example of how to format personal or employer references.
If your resume is your personal written marketing tool, your value proposition is your personal verbal marketing tool. Learn how to impress recruiters and networking contacts with an introduction that emphasizes the value you offer to employers:
What is a Value Proposition?: Click this link to find out
How to Write Your Value Proposition: Click this link for a tool that will aid in crafting your unique Value Proposition.
Leveraging your contacts to expand your professional circle is key in any job search:
LinkedIn: The largest professional network in the world with over 300 million users, LinkedIn is a valuable resource to network and build professional connections. Hire Heroes USA can help you navigate this professional networking site and provide tips on building a professional and effective profile. Here is a LinkedIn Tutorial to get you started.
Maximizing Your Network: The PowerPoint at this link highlights the importance of networking and how to utilize your network.