Depending upon one's age prior to entering military service everyone tends to have some skill sets from high school, technical college or university. These should all be inventoried and listed.
After entering military service each individual goes through an array of training from basic training, job training, specialized schooling, and more. All training is tracked and recorded. Get an inventory of the skills learned.
As you progress in the military to a specific job (e.g., clerk, mechanic, corpsmen, nurse, computer engineer, etc.) the military maintains a record of your training. Obtain your military resumé or Joint Services Transcript (JST).
Oftentimes we just cannot figure how our military skills can transfer to civilian employment. Well they can and do. Checkout this program called Job Matcher. When using this program you can discover the civilian skills and learn about civilian training.
If you never had to package your life and put it on to one or two sheets of paper it can be difficult. Check out this site for more about the resumé, the letter of application - all aimed at the veteran. And there is more, be sure to come back and and Find Out More.
For many it is easier letting other know their skills, but nearly impossible to list your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences. Look at this page to help with your questions. Check the questions on the HOME page.