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

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

The 5 Connections We're Thankful for This Year

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One of the most remarkable things about building a career or launching a successful job search is how many people are willing to work on your behalf. From giving references to helping find job leads, people come out of the woodwork with connections, advice and expertise. And while all of that is wonderful, what is even more remarkable is h... more

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