150 Best Jobs Through Military Training, by Shatkin, Laurence
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- ISBN: 9781593574628 | 1593574622
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/1/2007
Which military jobs lead to the best civilian careers right after discharge? This new book covers 75 military occupations and their 150 best civilian counterparts through a total of 225 detailed job descriptions and 45 best jobs lists.The "best civilian jobs" lists are organized by pay, growth, openings, part-time work, self-employment, gender, interest, and personality type. The civilian job descriptions divulge pay, growth through 2014, annual openings, tasks, personality type, interest area, skills needed, work environment, and the military job that provides training for it. The military job descriptions cover tasks, service branches that offer the job, whether an officer or enlisted job, work training provided, helpful personal attributes, helpful school subjects, personality type, physical demands, work environment, opportunities for the job in the military, and the civilian jobs it trains for. An overview explains why the military can be a good place to learn skills, how recruits are placed in military jobs, and what to say to recruiters, as well as enlisted versus officer jobs, the military lifestyle, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), the RIASEC interest codes, how the G.I. Bill works for service members who want additional education, veterans' preference for federal jobs, and more.The only book to focus on military jobs bridging to civilian careers, it is ideal for anyone who is considering military service, is soon to be discharged, has served in the military, or advises people on military service.The eleventh book in JIST's best-selling Best Jobs series is based on the latest government data and the most current labor market information.