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Military Spouse Friendly Employers

<!-- .company p { padding-bottom:20px; } --> Many employers value the talents, skills and attitudes of military spouses. Here are just some of the organizations that are military spouse-friendly. To view available opportunities for an organization, click on the link below the employer description, or search all jobs. View H-R View S-Z 1-800-FLOWERS.COM The company provides a range of products, including fresh-cut... more

More Military Spouse Friendly Employers

<!-- .company p { padding-bottom:20px; } --> Many employers value the talents, skills and attitudes of military spouses. Here are just some of the organizations that are military spouse-friendly. To view available opportunities for an organization, click on the link below the employer description, or search all jobs. View A-G View S-Z H&R Block You could earn extra income on a flexible schedule. H&R Block is look... more

4 Impossible Interview Questions for MilSpouses

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Our SpouseBuzz.com readers appreciated the what-not-to-wear-on-an-interview tips from our friends at the MOAA. But once they were dressed, our readers were far more interested in what they should say when faced with impossible interview questions. “Personally, I hate, hate, hate ‘Where do you see yourself in five years?’ and ‘What do you think is your greatest weakness?’ ” noted one reader. “They're the sign of a truly bored and/or la... more

A Spouse Asks If She Must Give Up Her Dream Career

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Dear Ms. Vicki, I am between a rock and a hard place. I have been happily married to my husband for almost six years now. The big issue that I am having is getting a good job and keeping it. I have a bachelor's degree in aviation, but I cannot find employment because of where we are currently stationed. I truthfully gave up on my dream of working in the aviation field because of my husband being in the military. I find myself taking wha... more

Real Spouse Employment: Station Manager for American Red Cross

Navy wife Jennifer Cole (left) poses with her American Red Cross team at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Photo courtesy American Red Cross

"The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me," wrote Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Those same doors swing open widely for the special people who serve as station managers for the American Red Cross all over the world. Navy wife Jennifer Cole is one of those people. Jennifer didn't plan to become a station manager. She was living in Japan with her husband while he was stationed on... more

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