Career Key

Author: Career Key's President and CEO, Juliet Wehr Jones, GCDF, J.D.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

4 Ways Veterans Can Successfully Make the Military to Civilian Transition

To celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, Career Key recommends four strategies veterans can use to make a successful military to civilian transition. They are:
  1. Evaluate your readiness to make a career decision
  2. Use the 4 S's Transition Model for a little structure and self-assessment: Situation, Self, Supports, and Strategies
  3. Explore and narrow career options to personality-career matches using Holland's Theory, and
  4. Follow the 4-step ACIP decision making model.
To see the full details, see press release, "4 Success Strategies for Veterans Making the Military to Civilian Transition" dated October 31, 2014.

Take action now by:
  1. Evaluating your readiness to make decisions using the Career Decision Profile.
  2. Visiting this short slideshow that explains the 4 S Transition Model and asking yourself questions about the 4 S's.
  3. Learning about how to match your personality with career options
  4. Download a free Decision Balance Sheet and watch a short video about decision making at the Career Key website.

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