• Episode #43:

        Military Transition Q&A with Lisa Ceron

         As she wraps up a 24-year career with the Navy, Lisa brings her “people whisperer” skills to lead and transform diverse project teams throughout the stages of “forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning.” She is passionate about helping develop people and learning, strongly supports diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and is open to opportunities in HR and program management. She will add value through open communication, mentoring and coaching people, remaining calm under pressure and quickly assessing situations to make good decisions.


        Questions Asked:

        • Does the mental health stigma of veterans still exist?
        • How much of your “true personality” should you reveal in an interview? Will that turn off a potential employer?
        • Are there “common denominators” among transitioning military veterans for the interview portion? If so, what are they?
        • What motivated Lori and Charlan to create LL4V? 😊


        Lessons Learned:

        • There may be negativity on LinkedIn. Brush it off and keep moving forward. Most people really do want to connect and be helpful.
        • When you get feedback, ask yourself, “Do I need to listen to this? Is it helpful/useful for what I am doing?”
        • Don’t put all your eggs in one SkillBridge or job application basket. It might not work out, and you’ll lose out on a potential opportunity.
        • The interview is for illustrating how you can meet the employer’s needs.
          • Example: “I can add value/increase revenue to your company by ____________ such as when I did ____________.”
        • You can connect with Lisa on LinkedIn at:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-ceron-mba-pmp/

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