Down Range: A Transitioning Veteran's Career Guide to Life's Next Phase

Down Range: A Transitioning Veteran's Career Guide to Life's Next Phase

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by James. D Murphy, William M. Duke
     
 

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Prepare for your next mission—a civilian career.

A veteran's transition from military to civilian life is a major life event that requires careful planning. This career guide for veterans is unique and empowering for two reasons. First, it is written by veterans who made the transition and now lead a successful civilian business which consults

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Prepare for your next mission—a civilian career.

A veteran's transition from military to civilian life is a major life event that requires careful planning. This career guide for veterans is unique and empowering for two reasons. First, it is written by veterans who made the transition and now lead a successful civilian business which consults with corporations large and small all over the world. Second, it explains a simple and effective planning process that has been taught to over 1 million business leaders, a process born of military experience. This book:

  • Challenges veterans to change their mindset and understand just how different the "wilderness" of civilian employment and the world of business is from military experience
  • Helps the reader build an adaptable long-range career "High-Definition Destination" (HDD); identify the resources needed to achieve that career; and develop strategic and tactical courses of action
  • Also contains extensive tools and checklists to help veterans plan

"The Afterburner team guided me in my successful career transition using this book's methodology, resulting in my civilian job offer six months prior to retirement. Simply outstanding!"
—MARK C. GARDNER, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)

"Down Range gives veterans the direction and advice they need to translate their military skills and experiences into the talent sets that companies so desperately need."
—JUDY MORRIS, Vice President, Human Resources, Sitel North America

"Down Range gets our vets pointed in the right direction, empowers them to take control of their post-military careers, and gives them tools to become highly successful leaders in the civilian business world."
—DOUG McCLAIN, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

"Down Range lays out a very practical way for a veteran to translate and leverage military career experiences to the corporate workforce. A must-read for every Marine preparing to transition to the civilian workforce."
—GARY G. TOLAR, Sergeant Major, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118790151
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2013
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,327,134
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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