Category: Employment

15 January

Ever thought your military experience made you the perfect candidate for a job, only to apply and get nothing but radio silence on the other end? Trust me, you’re not the first veteran to go through that, and you won’t be the last. Here are some tips to help you make it through the job-search […]

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17 December

As a military spouse, you need to find a career that works around your life, not the other way around. Hey military spouse friends – ever had to leave a job you love? Considering the staggering unemployment rate for milsos, my guess would be you have. I know I have – an absolute dream job doing marketing for a […]

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28 November

Transitioning from a military career to a civilian one can sometimes seem like an overwhelming process. Just deciding what type of job to look for right after you leave the service can be challenging. Should I stay in the same career field, use the skill set I already have? But I might be interested in […]

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22 November

Great Things for Returning Veterans to Learn Returning to civilian life after military life isn’t easy. It takes some time to adjust to your new lifestyle and your new routines. One question that a lot of veterans face once they return home is “What’s next?” Finding a job after the military is often tough because […]

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15 October

There’s a hiring fair happening somewhere near you. Fed up with the lack of results from your current job-search approach, you decide to go. At the career fair, you approach a booth, shake hands with the representative of the company and then have no idea what to say.  Is that scenario familiar?  Universally, this is […]

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30 September

If you look up “how to write a resume,” you’ll get a bunch of links to blogs and how-to sites with all the latest tips and tricks for catching a recruiter’s eye. And while all of that information can be helpful, it can also be daunting — especially for soon-to-be veterans with a unique military […]

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16 September

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce for a short while or it’s been a number of years, it can be challenging to re-enter that world. Work environments and culture can change quickly. Brushing up on the latest technological advancements employers are using is a great first step. Familiarizing yourself with technology will help ease […]

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11 September

The world has changed immensely when it comes to the variety of opportunities to earn at times without even leaving the comfort of your couch at home. After being discharged or retiring there is a chance that you want to work for yourself so you can spend as much time with your family as possible. […]

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03 September

Today’s job market looks drastically different than it did ten years ago with the exponential increase of jobs that are posted on the internet, candidates that are interviewed virtually, and roles that are filled by telecommuting. This increase in flexible and/or work from jobs is a blessing to military spouses with our ever-changing home addresses. […]

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05 June

How can you make your military spouse career “more portable”? By making sure you have the skills, training, licenses, degrees and certifications that employers want in high-growth, high-demand fields and occupations. Your military support community, including the SECO program, can help with advice, education, and even financial assistance for eligible spouses — with MyCAA scholarships up to $4,000. […]

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