Five Key Steps to Changing Careers to Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity field is experiencing tremendous growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 31 percent growth in information security jobs from 2019 to 2029. On the other side, cyber crime is also on the rise, leading to a heightened demand for cybersecurity professionals. Making the leap to a career in cybersecurity requires a strategy that incorporates your transferrable skills, background and experience.  Below are five steps to help make your transition a smooth one:   

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How to Apply for the 2022 Presidential Management Fellowship Program 

It’s almost time to submit your application for the Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF). This year the application window will open on September 28th and close on October 12th. For more information about the PMF Program and how to apply, please continue below.  

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Virtual Events to Help You Achieve Your 2021 Career Goals

We may be more than halfway through 2021, but your UMGC Career Services team is still here to help you achieve your career goals. Join us this month for virtual career events that will help you discover what your resume conveys about you, explore career paths in the intelligence field, learn how to apply for the Presidential Management Fellows Program, and more. Continue below for more information and to register. 

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Four Success Strategies for Leading a High-Performance Team

Have you worked in an environment where harmony among team members, powerful thought leadership, and interpersonal conflict resolution are commonplace? Then you have been part of a high-performance team. A high-performance team is defined as a group of people with specific roles and complimentary talents and skills, who are aligned with and committed to a common purpose, who consistently show high levels of collaboration and innovation, produce superior results, and extinguish radical or extreme opinions. Managing a high-performing team can be challenging—continue below for strategies to help you succeed.  

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