Find Military Friendly Jobs

Related Veteran Jobs Content

Hot Career Advice

  • Doctor greets a patient with a handshake.
    The Top 10 Paying Jobs in the US
    Military.com
    What are the highest paying jobs in the U.S., based on median annual salaries? Some of the results may surprise you.
  • Upcoming Job Fairs
    Military.com
    Attend a Job Fair in Your Area If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, let us know by emailing...
  • A group of business-people in black suits.
    Best Veteran Employers: A Top-35 List
    Military.com
    What are the best employers of veterans in the nation? Here's a top-35 list.
  • Small business startup meeting.
    Five Hot Jobs for Ex-Military Personnel
    Military.com
    Our military is arguably the best trained workforce in the world, and they deserve jobs with opportunity to make a difference, ...
  • Discussing business
    Six Personality Traits of a Leader
    Military.com|
    Leaders who seek out new experiences and learn from them will build their know-hows faster than those who don’t. Consider these...
Military Skills Translator

Military Skills Translator: Army Human Resources

Army HR phone call at a desk.

If you're an Army  looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the Military.com MOS Skills Translator.

Army, 42A, Human Resources Specialist

One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. Military.com features a powerful tool that breaks down the unique abilities inherent to any military occupational specialty (MOS) and tells you what keywords and terms to use in your resume, as well as suggested job openings.

Your Skills Breakdown:

  • Customer Support/Service
  • Human Resources Processes
  • Keyboard Typing
  • Letter Writing
  • Printing/Publishing Techniques
  • Proofreading/Editing
  • Schedule/Itinerary Planning

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Sales Assistant – Sales assistants are the driving force of many retail outlets. They represent the face of the company, and are the first representatives customers see of that organization. Sales in a retail space can function as a stop-gap for employment, or lead to a successful and lucrative career. Either way, people skills, charisma, and work ethic will serve any prospective sales assistant well.

Executive Assistant – High level managers have an extraordinary amount to do each day, and most of them require an assistant to keep track of everything. Executive assistant's help manage the daily functioning of upper management, so the job requires patience, impeccable organization, and clear communication skills. Some executive assistant positions can function as training for higher positions, while others lead to fewer opportunities.

Administrative Support – Administrative support positions run the gamut of managerial and assistant work. Some positions come with authority and repsonsiblity wihle others require impeciable organization. Regardless, the field is all about helping a business run well, and requires interpersonal skills and tean-oriented thinking. Although these jobs are more about helping a business run, they usually require woroking knowledge of a given industry.

Related Topics

Military Transition

Military News App by Military.com

Download the new Military.com News App for Android on Google Play or for Apple devices on iTunes!

© 2017 Military Advantage