Career Management: It’s all about knowing your PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Emily Newlan’s passion for talent management was on display before an attentive group of Career Confidence.org workshop attendees recently. They were eager to learn how to better manage their careers.

And she delivered both the big picture and tangible details on how to make and execute conscious career choices.

What is Career Management?

Starting with a formal definition, Newlan said  that a “lifelong, self-monitored process of career planning  involves choosing and setting personal goals and formulating strategies for achieving them.”

Essentially, its all about knowing your past, present and future. Here’s an overview of the key elements she outlined. (more…)

8 Basic Job Search Tips from Thomas Jones

In Part 1, Jones told Career-Confidence.org job candidates to maintain an open and robust professional network through relationship-building on LinkedIn. Using Perspecta as an example, he outlined steps on how to foster LinkedIn relationships. Here’s eight more potent tips from his presentation to help you sustain a successful career search. (more…)

Yes, LinkedIn is Critically Important – A Recruiter’s Example

In 2015, Fort Belvoir Medical Command offered Thomas Jones a medical recruiter position that presented some interesting possibilities. For more than a week, he researched and connected with hundreds of doctors and nurses on LinkedIn to get ahead of the opportunity. Now he is connected to more than a thousand doctors and nurses who provide a network of support in a career area in which he functions. Although he declined the position, he has applied a similar proactive method connecting with thousands of veterans nationwide on LinkedIn in support of his role at Perspecta. (more…)