Employment

MySECO: 4 Reasons Military Spouses Need to Take Advantage

MySECO: 4 Reasons Military Spouses Need to Take Advantage

A military spouse who is re-entering the workforce after a long period of unemployment may need extra support to get back into a career. Many military spouses can benefit from help with resume preparation and career coaching, and that’s where MySECO comes in. Military spouses face unique career challenges. Our lives may be put on… Read more »

10 Companies Committed to Hire Military Spouses

10 Companies Committed to Hire Military Spouses

Did you know that military spouses have an unemployment rate of 16%, which is more than four times higher than their civilian counterparts’ rate? The Hiring 100k Military Spouses Employment Initiative is a new program that aims to improve those numbers. This initiative is a partnership of American companies to hire military spouses. 10 of… Read more »

DOD Priority Placement Program for Military Spouses

DOD Priority Placement Program for Military Spouses

A federal program exists to help military spouses with priority placement for federal jobs.  Learn more about the DOD Priority Placement Program for Military Spouses (PPP). As a military spouse, a move to a new duty station may be in your future. How will this move affect your job options? Many military spouses seek federal… Read more »

8 Ways the Military Spouse Employment Act Can Benefit You

8 Ways the Military Spouse Employment Act Can Benefit You

New legislation has recently been passed to help improve employment and childcare options for military spouses and families.  The legislation is called the Military Spouse Employment Act. If you’re a military spouse, your spouse’s career moves have probably affected your career. Good jobs can be hard to find and keep for military spouses who move… Read more »

4 Reasons to Join The Military Spouse Network

4 Reasons to Join The Military Spouse Network

Are you a military spouse who has changed jobs several times because of frequent moves? Do you wish you could bring your professional network with you each time you move?  The Military Spouse Professional Network might offer the support you need. Maybe you are new to your post, and have just started a job search. You… Read more »

10 Careers With Educational Programs In Under One Year

10 Careers With Educational Programs In Under One Year

As you think about what you would want to do after your time in the military is over, you might want to figure out an educational plan that you can complete in a shorter amount of time. There are quite a few careers you can go into with educational programs under a year. Here are… Read more »

Military Spouse Employment: Most Common Struggles

Military Spouse Employment: Most Common Struggles

As a military spouse, you can get used to putting yourself on the back burner. The military life can make it hard to do what you want, whether that is going to school or working. There are so many different hurdles for military spouses that want to pursue their own careers. Here are some of… Read more »