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The One Question to Ask Yourself if You Think You Should Change Careers

I won’t exaggerate. It does not happen every day, but at least once a week I get a phone call from someone considering changing careers… 952 more words

Career Advancement

October Recruiter Session with General Dynamics Missions Systems, T. Rowe Price, Deutsche Bank, SC3, and Maryland Air National Guard

Last night, UMUC’s Career Services team hosted its cybersecurity Recruiter Session with more than 120 attendees both in-person and online. Employers present at the event included General Dynamics Mission Systems, T. 436 more words


Careers in Cloud and Information Technology Featuring UMUC Faculty Dr. Joshua Rosales

October is “National Cyber Awareness” month. To better understand this growing and ever-changing field, University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Office of Career Services is highlighting the University’s cybersecurity experts to examine career and industry trends, and to provide students and alumni a chance to learn about different career paths within this industry. 1,170 more words


Want to increase your chance of career progression by 23%? Get a Sponsor.

One of the things I learned about at Dreamforce was the concept of ‘career sponsors’ and how a sponsor differs from a mentor.

It was Day 3 of Dreamforce and there was a Women & Equality theme, and this particular session was titled “Workplace Equality: The Role Of Men In Gender Equality” (you can watch it… 613 more words


What Does ‘Authenticity’ Really Mean at Work?

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 18 October 2016.

Being “authentic.” While this has become a buzzword, I think the idea of authenticity transcends trendiness: It’s a trait I admire in others and that I strive for in my own life and work. 747 more words


Career Points from a Recruiter's Perspective

No, I’m not a recruiter, although I have done my fair share informally. I had the opportunity to participate in a panel last week for a recruiter’s group so I thought I’d share some key points that came up as these can help you in the work you do, or if you’re looking to make a career transition at any point: 534 more words

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Is Your Comfort Zone Holding You Back At Work?

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 30 September 2016.

As autumn sets in, my social media feed is becoming clogged with #FallLovers waxing eloquently about PSLs (pumpkin spice lattes for the uninitiated), chunky sweaters, boots, football, fires and, well…comfort. 730 more words