“Rather than staying stuck, waiting for some future event or timing, waiting for ‘someday,’ waiting for deployment to be over, waiting for your spouse’s retirement, or waiting for someone else to do something, you enjoy a real sense of your authentic unique self actively engaged in life. That’s what brings the joy. Living NOW, not WHEN. It’s the process itself, embracing the journey, engaging in life.” – excerpted from Military Spouse Journey: Discover the Possibilities & Live Your Dreams
Brush up your resume and grab your interview suit, it's time for a hiring fair for Military Spouses!
Part two of our series on Top Five Barriers to military spouse employment and how to over come them -- with Stacy Swearengen of Portable Career Planning ... then join us for a twitter chat on May 29.
Our recent military families lifestyle survey found 68% of spouses reported that being a military spouse had a negative impact on their ability to pursue a career. Stacy Swearengen, the owner of Portable Career Planning has a few ways to overcome this! (this is part ONE of a two part series)
Our Google+ Hangout with Mrs. Amos was flat out spectacular. If you don't know Mrs. Amos, this is your chance ... she's funny, smart and has fresh advice for military spouses. Watch it!
The Silent Rank Sisterhood ... just the name sounds awesome! And this group is doing something awesome for Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Find out what you can do to honor the spouses behind the uniform.
Georgia wants veterans and their spouses to stay in their state and they are taking serious measures to ensure that vets and milspouses find the right jobs! Read on about HB 188
I'm loving the 80's reference here ... MacGyver could do anything with duct tape and a safety pin. And when it comes to careers, milspouses can do anything too. Read on for more>>>
Job Fair Alert! Get your calendar out or your iphone app or wherever you put down important dates. Blue Star Families will be attending tons of Hiring our Heroes Fairs in the coming months. Check 'em out!
Hiring Our Heroes is partnering with Blue Star Families to launch three ground-breaking peer-to-peer spouse networks for educators, health care professionals and entrepreneurs. Our networks will give military spouses the power to organize and change their careers for the better! Learn more …