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Episode 139 – Tips on Career Management (from 39 Years of Experience)

Welcome back! We recently surveyed our alumni, asking about topics for our annual virtual leadership panel. We cover a variety of leadership topics during these panels, but the two most popular topics centered around career management and work/life balance. 

We have a special 2-episode podcast series featuring three great alumni stretching back all the way back to 2004. 

Melodie Nye is a former Air Force Intelligence Officer who transitioned in 2010 and launched her career at Kraft Foods as an Associate Product Director. She is currently a Senior Marketing Director at Mars Petcare. 

Carl Case is a former Navy Surface Warfare Officer (Nuclear) who transitioned in 2010 and launched his career at Ernst and Young (EY) as a Senior Consultant. He is currently a Partner at EY and leads the Financial Crimes Compliance Technology Practice. 

Mike DeBock is a former Army Aviation Officer who transitioned in 2004 and launched his career at NextEra Energy as a Procurement/Commodity Leader and is now the Executive President for Business Development and Digital Transformation at NextEra Energy.

In this first episode, we hear Melodie, Carl and Mike give helpful advice and perspective on the following questions:

  • Why do you think career management is the number one topic that Cameron-Brooks alumni wanted to hear more about?
  • What does a “Five year career map” look like and how do you create it?
  • Looking back at your career, what are the 2-3 pivotal investments or decisions that you made that others may benefit from. 
  • How should people be thinking about getting an MBA?

Stay tuned for the second half of our leadership panel conversation in two weeks. In the meantime, to stay connected, we encourage you to check out our website, YouTube Channel, follow us on LinkedIn.