Tag Archive: private sector

Nov 20

Accenture: Vets’ Success Fosters Corporate Success

At a recent Military Officers’ Association of America career-networking event, I ran into Chris Babcock, a veteran currently serving as Principal at Accenture in the metropolitan DC area. Babcock has done a great job integrating successfully into the private sector, combining his military experience with newly-acquired skill sets. I asked him to describe his company’s outreach to recruit …

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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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Sep 09

Study Highlights Importance of “Gainful and Meaningful Employment” for Veterans

This summer, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University released the publication “Guide to Leading Policies, Practices & Resources: Supporting the Employment of Veterans and Military Families.” The study highlights key challenges related to veteran’s military-to-civilian transition and their successful employment in the civilian workforce. More than 30 private sector employers and …

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Mar 23

Military Leaders Mean Business

Military leaders are experienced operators in uncertain environments – on the battlefield, in unfamiliar territory, making life-or-death decisions in a matter of seconds. They must lay out a vision and provide the leadership for its successful execution. The private sector can provide an excellent place to segue these talents into a very rewarding and challenging …

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