Tag Archive: military culture

Mar 14

SUCCESS IN YOUR NEW MISSION: ARE YOU READY?

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Most senior leaders separating from military service have not had to look for a job since their teenage years.  This group of senior executives may be unfamiliar with the complexities of the civilian job search and may underestimate what it takes to land and retain the right position. SUCCESS IN YOUR NEW MISSION: A Guide …

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May 02

Culture Changes Key Part of Transition

Michael Watkins, author of “The First 90 Days” recently launched an interesting discussion in Harvard Business Review’s LinkedIn group, asking participants to define what is meant by an organization’s culture.  Here are some of my favorites: Culture reveals how things are done, reflecting the fundamental values and ethics by which an organization operates, as well as the perceptions …

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Sep 21

Vets and Employers Should Meet Half-Way to Ensure Successful Hiring and Retention

While it might be easiest for veterans to commiserate with other veterans about the “strange” nature of the civilian workplace and for civilians to wonder “what’s up” with that newly-hired vet’s somewhat reserved demeanor, remaining in their respective silos is likely to delay successful veteran integration into the civilian workforce. Executive coach and professional development expert, Dani Ticktin Koplik  …

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Jun 27

Camouflage to Pinstripes – Journey to Civilian Life

Giving up a familiar lifestyle and a profession that has embodied who you are is not an easy or simple process. This is especially the case as you take the steps to leave the military behind to to seek success and fulfillment in civilian life. Dr. Sydney Savion, retired Air Force officer, author, researcher and expert on human …

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May 08

Beyond Rank: What do You Bring to the Table?

Private sector employers start from the assumption that you will bring your leadership experience to their company. During your interview, instead of dwelling on the obvious, be prepared to articulate the specific skills you have to help strengthen the corporate bottom line and bring value to the company’s shareholders and fellow employees. I recently sat down with …

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