Spouse Jobs

Real Spouse Jobs: Nonprofit Executive Director

Amanda Crowe, executive director of In Gear Career, and her family.

I have a bachelor's in psychology and a master's degree in administrative studies. I use the master's degree in a more traditional way, but don't we all use a bit of psychology every day? How has being married to a service member impacted your own career? How did you get around that? I married my husband a bit later than some (I was 30), so... more

5 Fantastic Spouse Jobs in Military Towns

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Arin began subbing for a local school just off the base a year ago, and she was just recently asked to come on full time. "We are a state with VPK -- free pre-k for anyone -- and I work with the 4-year-olds," she tells us. "It's just what I need to be able to get a job at the CDC later. It's a great first job." Moreover, she knows that n... more

The Year of the Military Mompreneur

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That was then. Now, Joelle takes the neologism as a point of pride. "I'm still trying to get my consulting company off the ground, but now I wear the label 'mompreneur' as a badge of honor. Yeah, I'm starting my own company. I'm volunteering on the PTO, too. I want everyone to know my family is still the most important thing in my life, but... more

4 Cool Ways For Spouses To Drive Transition

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If you are a military spouse, you hear a lot about transition. Transitions going well. Transitions going not so well. Transitions that were planned. Transitions that were a complete surprise.  No matter how different the details of the transition itself, we know transition is not just a veterans' issue -- it is a military family issue.  One of... more

What Do You Put on Your Resume When You Have No Work Experience?

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Trying to get a job straight out of school? Or a stay-at-home mom trying to get back into the work force? If you are looking at your resume and it reads like a blank page, you are not alone. But a blank resume does not have to be an application killer for military spouses. Follow these five tips and make that resume work for you. 1. Sell ... more

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