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ADVICE FOR A SUCCESSFUL CIVILIAN TRANSITION

Posted by Manny Sepulveda on Jan 12, 2018 10:08:11 AM

IMG_9224.jpgThe transition from military to civilian life can seem like stepping into a different world. If you’ve been a service member for decades, leaving the Armed Forces may raise a lot of questions – especially when it comes to your career.

I know exactly how you’re feeling – I felt the same way when I decided to retire from the Navy. Hanging up my uniform may have been tough, but preparing well before my separation date made the transition easier.

Here is my advice for a successful transition:

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Topics: Military, Networking, Careers, Military to Civilian Transition

TIPS FOR LEVERAGING ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS

Posted by Cindy Wiley on Feb 15, 2017 12:17:22 PM

Organizational politics, according to Reference.com, “is the process of using an informal network to gain power and accomplish tasks to meet a person's wants or needs. Organizational politics may be a positive practice when the greater good of the company is affected. However, it can also be negative when people promote self-interests.”

We have all been affected by organizational politics in the workplace. While they can sometimes make work life challenging, using these informal networks can be very beneficial to you and your team.

Here are some positive ways to make organizational politics work for you.

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Topics: Career Services, Networking, Careers, Glenn R. Jones College of Business, Organizational Politics

5 WAYS TO ENHANCE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE

Posted by Daniel Sloan on Sep 30, 2015 3:44:54 PM

This is a companion post to the recent Career Advising & Development Center webinar, "LinkedIn or Left Out: What Does Your LinkedIn Profile Do For You? (Part 2)."

  1. Actively update your profile: Your LinkedIn profile is at its most powerful when it contains current information. Let your network know what you’re doing in your current position, and communicate it by using industry relevant keywords. Finally, make sure your writing is impeccable, free of all grammar and spelling errors. This could be a recruiter’s first impression of you, so you want to make sure it counts!

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Topics: Career Services, Webinars, Networking