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5 Outrageous Mistakes MilSpouses Make on Resumes

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Military spouses come in all ages, with all varieties of skills, all kinds of experience, and all levels of education. Still, no matter how diverse spouses may be, there are several common mistakes they make when writing their resumes. For six years, I have been assisting active-duty members and their families with writing resumes and searching... more

How to Get an Online Job

Online Jobs

"I know an online job would be perfect for me, but I don't know how to get one," says Laura. Laura has been looking for work online for over a year. She knows these jobs exist because she keeps hearing about friends of friends who have them. But she hasn't been able to find one herself. Even though MOAA's Military Spouse Employment Repor... more

Hottest Jobs in 2014 Are in IT

IT Jobs

The good news is this: In 2014, hiring is on the rise. The bad news, is, as the saying goes, to get those jobs? You need to either adapt or risk becoming irrelevant. According to a survey of the 25 hottest skills that got people hired this year, social media marketing, cloud computing, coding, digital storage management, and IT development... more

Break Into the Federal Workforce With NAF

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While federal hiring is often slow and sometimes even frozen because of budget constraints, there is one source of federal hiring that remains quite consistent -- NAF employment. Non-appropriated funds (NAF) employment is considered federal employment. However, it is different from federal civil service employment because the monies used t... more

Real Spouse Employment: The Writer's Life

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Simone Gorrindo is a real writer. The kind of writer you want to be when you grow up. She’s also balancing a career in journalism with the military lifestyle -- no easy feat.  After seeing a column she penned for the New York Times’ At War series, we wanted to know: How did you meet? My husband Andrew and I were childhood friends in Califo... more

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