Veterans' Job Search Contributor: Diane Hudson Burns
Diane Hudson Burns is a military transition job-search strategist and career coach. She designs and composes military conversion resumes and helps position service members for employment in corporate or Federal America.
Diane tells all of her military clients, from all branches and ranks: "Bank your retirement check and live on your new salary."™
With a global perspective, having lived overseas for 12 years (plus a stint outside of Washington DC for 5 years), Diane understands the military life, work, and culture and delivers savvy solutions and powerful (appropriately translated) career management tools for career change, career search, and career development, empowering military clients, building confidence through the military transition, and ensuring job search-proofing.
As a multi-credentialed leader in the careers industry, Diane provides expert interviews on résumé writing and job search topics for major newspapers and periodicals; speaks at careers industry conferences (including Sergeant’s Time and Corporate Gray Job Fairs); is published in over 30 books and periodicals; writes articles for national and industry journals and periodicals; and is a 2-time award winning résumé writer.
Diane is the author of Start a Civilian Career, How to Make a Successful Transition from the Military (National Business Employment Weekly /A Wall Street Journal Publication) Moving From the Military Into a Civilian Job; is the chapter author for the 3rd and 4th Editions of the Federal Resume Guidebook (Military to Federal Resume Conversions); and owns Career Marketing Techniques (www.polishedresumes.com).
Diane holds eight industry credentials including Certified Leadership & Talent Management Coach and Federal Job Search Trainer & Counselor.
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