career

ONE SIMPLE AND CRITICAL CAREER ASSET

You heard an interesting speaker who provided her contact info. Someone you know referred you to a new contact. You connected to someone on LinkedIn. But you never followed through on the potential next steps.

You got assigned a project and completed it just fine but you never talked with your boss about what went […]

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FIVE STEPS TO JOB SEARCH SUCCESS

Research shows that successful people think about their careers and take specific actions routinely. Here is what they do, do you?

Strengths are identified, used, and developed.
Networking is a continuing process.
Job decisions are based on research, thought, and preparation.
Career plans are regularly reviewed and revised.

Five Steps to Successfully Starting Your Search

STEP 1: WHAT IS IMPORTANT […]

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Career Goals

Many of our columns talk specifically about job search actions. This one focuses on the larger issues of your career.

Where are you going?

Wherever you are currently: have you thought about your career goals in any detail recently? Most people change their career goals and interests regularly over time. And too often military in transition […]

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Career Analysis – What makes You Unique

Whether you are quite certain of what job and career you want when you leave active duty or have no idea, making the transition successfully takes time and effort.

Attending transition programs on your base is a smart start. But you have a lot of self-analysis to do. You need to understand yourself, your values, […]

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Defense and Intel Contracting Are Evolving, Are You

Government contracting work has changed. The huge boom in employment over the past decade in intel, in supporting two wars, and in increased outsourcing has turned. The past two years have seen big cutbacks across the landscape. With the focus on cutting the budget that will continue.

Many people are looking and waiting and discouraged. […]

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