Tag Archive: nonprofit sector

Dec 06

Retired Rear Admiral’s Top Ten Transition Tips

Sorting out one’s options after a long career in military service is not always a simple task. Assessing post-military personal and professional priorities is important. It is also helpful to learn from the experiences of former colleagues who are ready to offer their insights about post-military career options and greater work-life balance. RADM John Acton, USCG (retired) …

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Sep 27

Reserve Rear Admiral to Transitioning Military Careerists: Find Your Passion

Career transitions can be life-changing experiences.  Following several interviews with retired active duty senior military leaders about career transition, I wanted to tap the insights of a senior military reservist to gain additional perspective. Jay Deloach left active duty service as a mid-grade officer, entered the private sector and also joined the Navy Reserves. After a couple of …

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Jul 27

Retired Naval Officer Sees Nonprofit Sector as Great Fit

As senior leaders approach transition out of military service, they often consider options simply as a choice between a government job or a position within the private sector. T.D. Smyers retired from the Navy and, after a brief period of time as an independent consultant, decided to take a different path and accept a position as CEO …

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