How to Identify those Transferable Skills: Retired Sergeant Major Turned High-Tech Business Recruiter with Tips for Veterans in Transition

Episode 15 · November 4th, 2020 · 31 mins 20 secs

About this Episode

Veterans are quick learners that are loyal and perform well under pressure. They have a sense of integrity, selflessness, teamwork and resiliency. However, articulating these things and other transferable skills onto a civilian resume one of the hardest things for veterans in transition to do.

So says Elliott Marks who has had two careers in recruiting – one in unform and a second time in the business world.

He started his career on active duty with the US Army, serving in mechanized and airborne infantry units, and later transitioned to the NC National Guard. There he largely served in recruiting before retiring a few years ago as a Sergeant Major.

Today, he’s an executive recruiter at insightsoftware, a Raleigh-based technology company, and he shares some tips and resources that veterans can tap into to help.

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