Military Spouse Discrimination Be Gone!

Gabriella LobiancoCareer Seekers, Career TipsLeave a Comment

Military spouse with long brown hair works at a fast food drive thru; repeating a question that is as repetitive as those she hears from employers because of military spouse discrimination.

Written by Gabriella LoBianco Graphics by Stephanie De Leon The Dreaded Question “Looks like you have moved around a lot. Can you explain why?” This may be a simple question to a lot of job applicants, but to a military spouse facing military spouse discrimination, it can be annoying to hear. It’s the equivalent to a McDonald’s worker constantly having … Read More

How and Why Military Spouse Networking Works

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a woman wearing a backpack stands in front of a building. A group of birds are perched alongside the windows and are on the ground in the background.

Written by David Gilbert 4th Graphic Design by Sandi Brabaw Military Spouse Networking Being a military spouse is like a full-time job without benefits, and no pay. You may find it difficult to maintain a professional career. As you’ve probably figured out, the military wants a lot from you. For instance, you must be able to adapt to drastic change … Read More

Should you put Your Milspouse Status on LinkedIn?

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A milspouse hides her service member spouse behind an umbrella.

Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphic Design by Krystn Stockbridge Milspouse Applicants There are plenty of highly qualified milspouse applicants out there. Many have advanced degrees. In fact, many milspouses are overeducated and overqualified for the positions they get. Unfortunately, when military spouses apply to jobs that do match their qualifications, they often encounter a frustrating cycle of rejection based on … Read More

Remote Work for Military Spouses

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an angry woman is packing her possessions as she's moving again

Written by David Gilbert 4th Graphics by Sandi Brabaw The Military Spouse Dilemma As a military spouse, you have it rough. Living your life constantly on the move can be stressful. Especially, when transfers can happen at any time. As a result of these transfers, gaining employment can be a challenge. However, remote work for military spouses can help ease … Read More

Having a Career Path as a Military Spouse

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As she wonders about her career path, a military spouse with reflective glasses sees a "Now Hiring" sign while clenching dog tags. The yellow "Now Hiring" sign is reflected in her glasses.

Written by Gabriella LoBianco Graphic Design by Andrea Dove Starting a Career Path No matter how big or small the career path, starting over can be terrifying. As a military spouse, not knowing when the next job will come can add uneasiness when thinking about your future. Luckily, there are resources that will lessen the blow of all of that. … Read More