Career Transition Surprises
with Jim Carman
Jim Carman, Career Management Consultant with Right Management, a
global provider of integrated consulting solutions, will be discussing
some of the more interesting transition experiences that his clients
have experienced recently as they went about the business of
networking, interviewing, and negotiating.
Carman served in the Navy for more than twenty-four years and attained
the rank of Captain in November 1993. His operational experience in
naval aviation includes command of a maritime patrol and reconnaissance
squadron between 1988 and 1990 and command of a maritime patrol and
reconnaissance wing deployed throughout the Pacific Rim, Indian Ocean,
and Persian Gulf during 1995 and 1996.
His service in Washington. D.C. includes three years in the Executive
Office of the President as Assistant National Security Advisor to the
Vice President, initially serving Vice President Quayle and later
reappointed by Vice President Gore. In this capacity, he gained
experience at the highest levels of government in national security
policy development and implementation while participating in
significant bilateral discussions with Argentina, Chile, Brazil, South
Africa, El Salvador, Mexico, and Canada.
Since retiring from the naval service in 1998, Jim serves as a Flight
Officer with American Airlines and as a Career Management Consultant
with Right Management, the world’s leading global provider of
integrated consulting solutions.
Mr. Carman also serves as a speaker and writer on career transition
topics with Aviation Information Resources (AIR Inc. –
www.jet-jobs.com) of Atlanta, Georgia, an airline pilot career
transition and aviation consulting group, and writes a series of
articles on career transition planning for Today’s Officer
(www.todaysofficer.org), the quarterly career journal published by the
Military Officers Association of America.
In addition, he
consults on aviation officer career development with the Navy Personnel
Command, leads a Washington, D.C.-based career development consulting
practice, and serves as a director and business development advisor
with several growing companies.
Jim has also earned graduate
degrees in national security studies and business management, and
completed the Senior Executive Training Program at Massachusetts
Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management.