By Dr. Patrick C. Horton
Finding opportunities to advance your career can be challenging. Whether you’re looking to transition out of college or the military, or you’re seeking advancement opportunities as a career professional, it can feel like staring into the deep blue ocean with no compass.
Well, here is your compass!
In this article, we’ll identify some career advancement opportunities for college graduates, military veterans and career professionals. Several tips cross over into all three categories, and all the tips can be personalized to your situation and goals. Think of this, in other words, as your lifeboat for reaching new horizons.
Similarly, if you worked in finance, contracts, web development, food service, legal, construction or even agriculture while in the military, these same types of opportunities exist if you have a security clearance. Make a list of companies that provide applicable services to the military, identify the relevant opportunities there and apply!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Patrick C. Horton, MBA, DM/IST, is the vice president of program management for Tampa Microwave, a college professor and a veteran U.S. Army sergeant. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, his Master of Business Administration and his Doctor of Management with a specialization in Information Systems at University of Phoenix. Dr. Horton launched his business, Professional Career Transformations, in 2021 as a way to guide and encourage others to higher levels of professional success. He is a member of Vistage Executive Coaching Group and a recipient of the Purple Heart in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and he lives in sunny Florida. Learn more about Dr. Horton and his commitment to helping others achieve their highest level of success by visiting his website.