Tag Archive: senior military leaders in transition

Oct 17

Retired Navy Admiral at Full Throttle in Civilian Life

john harvey

Transitioning senior military leaders have the extraordinary opportunity to redefine themselves in their post-military lives. Retired Navy Admiral John C. Harvey, Jr. who retired from military service in October, 2012 after serving as Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, embodies that philosophy and was kind enough to share his transition insights and experience with Military Leaders …

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Aug 27

Legal Considerations for Military Leaders in Transition

Cal Lederer

Senior military leaders have many issues to address as they prepare to transition from military service. Not the least of these include the legal aspects that must be carefully considered. I asked Cal Lederer, a senior federal sector attorney who also served on active duty, for his thoughts on this issue.  (Please note that Mr. Lederer’s …

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Aug 21

What Message Are You Sending to Employers?

Vic Beck

In a previous post, we addressed the importance of having a LinkedIn profile that demonstrates you are fully prepared for transition into the civilian workforce. This includes having a headshot in professional business attire, rather than in military uniform, so that prospective employers understand you are not dwelling on the past, but are focused and passionate about what you can …

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Dec 13

The Value of a Great Mentor

Great mentors are worth their weight in gold. They can be the best cheerleaders yet, at the same time, are not afraid to remind you when you are headed in the wrong direction. Mentors serve as sounding boards and often draw from their own experience to help you avoid common pitfalls as you explore post-military career options. …

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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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