Methodology for translating enlisted veterans' nontechnical skills into civilian employers' terms

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Civilian employers may not appreciate the full value veterans can bring to their organizations, because military and civilian workplace cultures and languages can seem radically different from one another. To address this, the authors of this report developed prototype toolkits that veterans, especially those in Army and Marine Corps enlisted combat arms occupations, can use to help describe their skills to potential civilian employers and that civilian employers can use to understand veteran job applicants' skills. In this report, the authors describe their methodology for developing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Employment

Keywords: Veterans; Professional recognition; On the job training; Transferable skill; Job searching; Skill standardisation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Santa Monica, California: RAND, 2017

Physical description: xviii, 143 p.

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ISBN: 9780833099198; 0833099191

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 131.856

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