In just a few months, college students nationwide will receive their diplomas and look toward entering the workforce. How can they increase their odds of success? Critical thinking skills, patience, respect, and a positive attitude are a must, according to Booz Allen CFO and Treasurer Lloyd Howell Jr. Read even more of his tips below, taken from a presentation at the Business Today 44th International Conference.
During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, October 2018, Booz Allen is spotlighting women in cybersecurity. This piece profiles Dianna Carr, who is a Lead Associate in privacy and cybersecurity strategy. Prior to joining Booz Allen, Dianna was the Deputy Director, Privacy for the Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. She has a B.S. in finance from Lehigh University.
During Cybersecurity Awareness Month October 2018, Booz Allen is spotlighting women in cybersecurity. This piece profiles Booz Allen’s chief information security officer (CISO), Rebecca McHale. She oversees Booz Allen’s strategy for protecting information and technology assets. Prior to joining Booz Allen, Rebecca was the CISO for Blackboard Inc., a global educational technology and services company. She also held senior cybersecurity leadership roles at Novetta and CSRA. Read more about her career reflections and advice for women joining the field, below.
Almost exactly five years ago I learned a leadership lesson I never wanted to learn. But as I look back on this anniversary and one that makes Valentine’s Day bittersweet, I appreciate that I grew personally and professionally in a way I might never have otherwise.
My husband died in January 2013. Steve had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer only eight months before. The news came as a shock to me, my then 24-year-old daughter, my stepchildren and our larger community of family and friends.
This past year, I did the unthinkable and followed through on a resolution. And, by following through, my CrossFit journey didn’t just help me find my abs; it also gave me a crash course in business endurance and career success.
The start was all mental obstacles. My career had forced me to ruthlessly prioritize my time. I fit in exercise, but it was more of a squeeze-in than a priority.
Brandon Madrid is one of more than 1,700 students who has enrolled in and found success with BankWork$®, a program that prepares individuals for financial services careers.
Brandon Madrid wasn’t sure how he could get the training he needed to find and advance in a career. He had previously enrolled in college, but financial struggles, a full-time job providing maintenance for an apartment complex, and ongoing kidney dialysis made it impossible for him to continue.
For the eighth year in a row, Booz Allen Hamilton has scored 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index—a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality that is administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). As the country’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, HRC’s 100 percent score is one of the leading measures of workplace equality in the U.S.
Internships are a great way to prepare for your future. They can help you discover if the job path you’ve chosen is the right one for you, expose you to the professional world, and equip you with skills, experience and knowledge for a successful career. Since internships are usually one of the first experiences for students in the professional working environment, they can seem a bit daunting. To help ease the nerves, here are five tips I learned during my summer internship to ensure you get the most from your experience.
James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”