Military Spouse Jobs

Good News For Military Spouses Stationed In Far East

If you have ever been stationed overseas with your service member, you know how difficult it can be to find a good job, and to continue your career. That is why this new initiative in the far east regions will be amazing for military spouses. Often times, military spouses have to choose to stay back… Read more »

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Matching Career Options with Personality Types

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it”. – Katherine Whitehorn, Journalist & Columnist Both an introvert working as a salesperson in a car dealership and an extrovert working in a quiet cubicle-divided office space would quickly realize the importance of personality matching for careers. While there… Read more »

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“Job Fairs Near Me” For Military and Veterans

Many people search for “job fairs near me.”  Which makes sense.  However, you may have one other advantage when it comes to finding a job.  You may or may not be aware that there are also job fairs where companies are searching for military, veterans and military spouses like you.  Here we will compile job… Read more »

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What You Need To Know When You Go To A Job Fair

If you are looking for a job, going to a job fair is a smart idea. You can interact with employers, give out your resume, and learn more about the workplace and how to find a new job. Before you head to a job fair, you will need to prepare for the job fair. Here… Read more »

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Spouses Reimbursed For Licensing and Certification Fees

Marine Corps Spouses Will Now Be Reimbursed For Licensing and Certification Fees Earlier this month, both the Army and the Air Force, started reimbursing military spouses for licensing and certifications fee. The Marine Corps just joined them, with the Navy hopefully doing the same sometime soon. Marine Corps spouses will now be able to apply… Read more »

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Walmart Hires Nearly 6,000 Military Spouses

Today, Walmart announced the hiring of nearly 6,000 military spouses since they launched the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) last Veterans Day. Now, in its sixth month, MSCC gives military spouses hiring preference for those who want to work at Walmart or Sam’s Club. The MSCC is a natural step for Walmart. Their Military Family… Read more »

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Military Spouses “Grow With Google”

Military life can make finding the right job very challenging for military spouses. With frequent moves, and having to be there for their families during deployments, taking time out for their own career can be difficult. The good news is, Blue Star Families, and Google’s Grow With Google program are rolling out digital skills training… Read more »

MySECO

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Most Common Struggles for Military Spouse Employment

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 »