Monday, December 5, 2011

Culture Clash: Preparing for Surprises in Your First Civilian Job

"...Here’s an unoriginal observation: The civilian workplace differs greatly from the military. We all know this, of course, but that doesn’t stop one’s first professional foray into civilian life from being an original experience, if only for the person involved. It’s a bit like expatriating to a foreign country: The people may look the same as you do, but if you want to adapt to the culture, you’ll need to learn the language..."