Military Skills Translator: Army Human Resources

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

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