Expert Resumes for Military to civilian Transitions
We provide expert resumes for military to civilian transitions, making your career switch as worry free as possible
Making the switch from a military role into the civilian sector can be challenging for many, mainly due to the stark difference in terminology and communication styles between the two.
The key lies in communicating your experiences, accomplishments, and skillsets in a way that civilian sector recruiters can understand and value.
What can Final Draft Resumes for you?
We provide expert resumes for military to civilian transitions! Our Co-founder, James Cooper, has worked extensively with servicemen and women from both Canadian and U.S. military institutions and has helped them successfully land jobs in civilian sectors like information technology and engineering.
Some of the specializations we've worked with include:
Information Technology Specialists
We write resumes for military veterans across North America. Some of the locations we serve include:
United States: Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles.
Canada: Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Regina.
We offer resume writing and LinkedIn profile writing services for every career level.
Early professionals with less than 10 years of experience
Established professionals looking for a competitive advantage
Executives professionals looking to take control of their brand
Great resources for job seekers switching from military to civilian:
Below are some of our favourite resources for professionals looking to transition to civilian life:
Resources for United States Military Veterans
Military Crosswalk Search: This is a really handy tool that'll translate your military job code/position title into a civilian equivalent. It'll give you some ideas on what your next job might look like and what kind of positions you may be qualified for.
HireMilitary: An organization that brings together military veterans with employers looking for qualified professionals.
Atlas: An organization that links military vets with job and up-skilling opportunities.
Veterati: A veteran mentorship platform that links military vets with professionals in the field.
Resources for Canadian Military Veterans
Veteran Affairs Canada Transition Guide: A starting place for planning your transition out of the military. Here, you'll find advice on finances, housing, social integration, and life skills.
Canada's Job Bank for Veterans: A platform that helps connect Canadian military vets with gainful employment opportunities.
Translate a Military Occupation: This tool will help you translate your position and rank into a civilian sector equivalent.
About Final Draft Resumes
Final Draft Resumes is a resume writing agency based in Edmonton, Alberta. The company was founded in 2019 by James Cooper and Alex Khamis, and strives to provide professional resume services to CEOs, VPs, managers, professionals, and new graduates.
James and Alex have over 20 years of combined experience in recruiting and business communications and have to-date helped thousands of clients across the Canada and the United States land top jobs at top companies like Amazon, KPMG, and PWC. Over 98% of our clients receive multiple interviews within two months of using our services.
We offer resume and LinkedIn profile writing services for all experience levels...
We offer resume writing and LinkedIn writing services that help you take control of your brand and tell a captivating story that grabs the attention of recruiters and hiring managers.