It’s not easy to translate your military experience to the civilian or corporate world in a resume. But when you transition, it’s something you have to do. While there are many veteran recruiters out there, particularly in large companies, you cannot count on all companies being able to grasp military lingo. While government contractors may understand it, the chances of other companies getting it are slim. If you’re not undergoing a transition out of the military, but simply out of a long career in the federal government, you will also need to translate your experience for the outside world. Here are some questions to help you shape your post-military or post-government resume.