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Career tools and transition by randy plunkett

  1. 1. Career TransitionTools and Resources for the Military Community
  2. 2. Veteran Employment CenterComprehensive career resource on powered byMonster Each month, the Monster | Veteran Employment Center sees: > 300,000 unique visitors > 1.1 million page-views > 300,000 job searches performed Monster & represent: > Over 1 million resumes with military service > Over 800,000 active resumes with security clearance Source: 2011 average / Security Clearance Data 2010 2
  3. 3. Monster Veterans Talent Index Insight from the Report  99% of surveyed Employers who have hired a Veteran in the past year would recommend hiring a Veteran. Only 47% of Veterans feel they are prepared for a transition out of the military. Only 39% of employers, agreed that veterans are prepared for a career transition out of the military.
  4. 4. Transition Center Launched June 2012Key features: Targeted military transition checklists, customized for the user’s situation (retiring, separating, reserve/guard). Milestone-based transition life cycle emails, sent at key dates prior to and after the veteran’s transition month. These emails contain key next steps the veteran should follow as well as important tips. Online resource center with information important to transitioning service members on topics such as transitioning healthcare/benefits, relocation, translating military skills and resume writing. 4
  5. 5. Military Skills Translator Job Seeker tool that successfully translates military experienceWhat into civilian terminology and matches the veteran’s talent to comparable post-military career opportunitiesWhen Tool is available to a veteran job seeker at any stage of the job search processWhere Veteran job seeker can fully utilize the Military Skills Translator by accessing it through an employer website By simply inputting their military skills, sub-specialties, payHow grade and other occupation related information, the conversion tool will match the military experience to related open positions 5
  6. 6. Veteran Career and Mentor Network
  7. 7. Career ExposHeld in locations where Military communities live, these events allowjobseekers to meet their next potential partners with the Non-Commissioned Officers Association to holdthe most powerful recruiting events fortransitioning personnel – average 45 per year 8
  8. 8. Monster | Virtual Career Fair Jobseekers and Employers interact through live Instant Chat and Skype video technology Employers post an unlimited amount of job vacancies VA for Vets “Showroom” offers Veterans coaches and tools to translate skills and build meaningful resumes 508 compliant for Veterans and Employers with disabilities Accessible worldwide 9
  9. 9. SHRM, HRCI AND PHRSHRM - Society for Human Resource Management( - Human Resources Certification Institute - Professional In Human ResourcesRecognizes Career Counselor experience as HRexperienceEntertains petitions for recognitionProvides prep courses onsite and onlineExtensive examination 10
  10. 10. Monster and Dedicated to providing resources to the military community and to helping employers hire the dedicated men and women who served our country and stand ready to serve organizations and industry. Dr. Randy Plunkett Director, Community and Government Outreach (312) 479-6818