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expert resumes for military to civilian transitions

Expert Resumes for Military to Civilian Transitions

Moving to the civilian sector can be daunting, especially when you don't know how to present all of that hard-won experience you gained from years of service. Our experienced writers know how to translate military lingo to civvy speak, so that recruiters can understand your skills, experiences, and accomplishments. We've got your back!

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 industries. When you're making the switch, it's important to present your skills and experiences in a way that civilian recruiters can understand - that's something we can help you with.

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: 

  • People Managers  

  • Information Technology Specialists 

  • Cybersecurity Specialists 

  • Aircraft Mechanics 

  • Avionics Specialists

  • Combat Medics

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 a variety of packages to fit your needs

Great resources for job seekers switching from military to civilian 👇🏻


Check out 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

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. 

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