Post Date: March 20th, 2018

What a fighter pilot taught me about career development

OODA Loop A few years ago I had the pleasure of working with a fighter pilot. He introduced me to the concept of the OODA loop. I really like this acronym because it’s directly applicable to career development and how to be successful in career transition OODA stands for Observe. Orient. Decide. Act. The fighter […]

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Post Date: September 11th, 2017

Canadian Military to Civilian Career Transition

Last summer, after returning to Canada from a four-year overseas posting to Belgium I reached out to my network from the NATO community to examine the challenges they faced as they began to consider transitioning from a military to a civilian career. The survey was originally conducted to help gain specific insight into their needs. I […]

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Post Date: March 13th, 2015

A Quick Guide to Getting Hired – 5 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Job Search

An email came in from a job seeker. He was struggling to explain to an employer that he was a good fit for a position listed on the career section of the company’s website. The job seeker knew he was a good match, but he was getting frustrated when he tried to match his skills […]

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Related Categories: Career Development, Job Search, Resume, Value Proposition

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Post Date: February 24th, 2015

The simplest ways to career transition

There’s a reason we may procrastinate about making a change in our professional life. It’s scary. Not only do we not know what’s out there, but we may not have a good understanding of what we want from our next career, or an awareness of what we have to offer. Add these two things together and you’ll quickly see why most of us cringe at the idea of writing our own resume, promoting ourselves or “tooting our own horn.”

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Related Categories: Career Development, Job Loss, Job Search

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Post Date: November 23rd, 2012

‘Til Death Do Us Part

When you lose your job, whether you realize it or not, you’re not the only one going through the loss. Behind every great employee is a supportive and loving spouse. (Well, most of the time, that is). When one of you loses your job both of you go through a roller coaster of emotions.  Whether […]

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