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Leaving The Military? 3 Careers You Should Consider

Are you leaving the military? If your EAS date is approaching and you’ve no exit plan, don’t get nervous. Whether you have a plan or not, transitioning to a civilian job can be stressful even for people who have everything already worked out. ...




Off The Beaten Path: 4 Technical Careers To Consider

It's no secret that tech careers are in right now, and nearly every profession in the technology field is growing due to humanity's dependence on and advancement of technology. You've probably heard of the most popular tech careers, but did you know about these more obscure ones? Here are four tech careers to consider that will take you off the beaten path. ...




What Is the Difference Between Career Growth and Career Development?

Dear Growth or No:
 
There is a major distinction between the two. In fact, career growth depends on career development.
 
Growth is your organization’s ladder or, to use the parlance of the day, career lattice. While a ladder displays only vertical movement between jobs, a career lattice, by contrast, contains both vertical and lateral movement between jobs and may reflect more closely the career paths of employees in the modern work environment. ...




The Best Career Advice I Didn't Take

he world is full of people eager to dispense life and career guidance. Most advice, though, even from the wisest among us, isn’t universally applicable. Timing and life stage can exert a big influence. That’s what makes both giving the right advice and -- if you're on the receiving end, deciphering it -- so challenging. ...




Veterans make up nearly one-third of federal workers

Veterans make up almost one-third of the federal workforce, up 5 percentage points since President Obama took office, according to new data released by the Office of Personnel Management on Veterans Day.That translates into more than 623,000 veterans working in civilian federal posts, 31 percent of the 2 million individuals working in civilian government jobs. ...




6 tricks for veterans transitioning from college to the workplace

You’ve already made one major transition, learning to undo your military mindset and getting into the collegiate brain space. It can be a tough transition, finding a way to engage in the informal culture that drives academia. Now you’ve got to switch gears again, putting aside your student self as you brace to enter the world of work. ...




How to Know When to Stop Talking and Other Interview Hacks

Interviews can be nerve-wracking. If you’re worried and feeling unprepared, you’re probably awkwardly sweating and hoping they don’t notice.
 
The solution is not to buy deodorant, it’s to learn how to ace interviews and use your knowledge to get your dream job (you can still buy deodorant, though). ...




5 Ways Sports Give You a Jump Start in Business

There are plenty of movies, books, and real-life stories out there about athletes who take themselves—and their teams—to legendary success on the field. We idolize these champions for the hard work, focus, and discipline they possess in their sports, but what happens after the glory?
 
Many athletes move on after years of playing sports, but that doesn’t mean they can’t find success in another field. ...




9 tips to land your dream job

Ah, the dream job. Just as work has been reshaped by technology and globalization, so too have our professional fantasies. While jobs atop the corporate ladder haven’t totally lost their luster, more and more Americans are seeking work-life balance. ...




Want Remote Workers to Stay Productive? Manage Everyone's Expectations

Much research has suggested that employees who are allowed to work from home often produce more than their office counterparts. However, a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science discovered that on a long-term basis, there are no differences in productivity levels between home and office workers. ...