Military Skills Translator: Coast Guard Yeoman

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If you're a Coast Guard Yeoman (YN) looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the MOS Skills Translator.

Coast Guard, YN, Yeoman

One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. 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:

  • Case Management
  • Claims Processing/Adjudication
  • Customer Support/Service
  • Data Entry
  • Document/Record Keeping
  • File System Development/Maintenance
  • Legal Proceedings
  • Logistics Support
  • Printing/Publishing Techniques
  • Teaching/Instructing

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Customer Service – Customer service representatives are the face of a given company. Although the work tends to be very mellow in nature, it does require an individual to work well with high levels of stress. These types of positions require patience, understanding, and the ability to communicate.

Medical Assistant – Medical assistants handle numerous responsibilities in providing medical care. Although they can’t make the same types of decisions as doctors, they are required to perform a variety of complex tasks on their own. These jobs can provide a solid foundation for a career in medicine.

Payroll Clerk – When a company grows large enough, a payroll clerk is required. The responsibility of ensuring that all employees receive the pay that they’re owed requires a professional’s full attention. This job requires a solid understanding of math and economics.

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