Welcome to Encore, brought to you by BoomersPlus! On this weekly show, hosted by Costas Halavrezos, we examine the world of the baby boomers through a variety of exciting avenues. We are joined each week by an expert guest to discuss their field and how it relates to the audience of the boomers.
If you’re a member of Canada’s military whose considering retirement, you might be looking around for part-time work as a civilian. But when you list the skills you learned in the military on a resume, will a potential civilian employer understand them? Tony Goode has some tips on translating those skills on to paper and into a job. He retired after 30 years of commissioned service in the Canadian Navy. During that time, he commanded a number of warships, as well as Training Group Pacific, Fourth Destroyer Squadron and Royal Roads Military College. Today, he’s an associate with CFN Consultants, a defense consulting company. He joins us to discuss the challenges facing military personnel making the switch to civilian work, transferring skills and selling your experience to an employer.