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Learn more about yourself and your skills. Identify college majors and occupations that best fit your interests, traits, skills and abilities.
The CareerOneStop “Plan Your Career” page is a great tool to help you build your career with knowledge and a thoughtful plan.
Develop transferable skills to help build your resume through volunteering. Use the 'Volunteer Search' tool on the CNCS website to locate a range of possible volunteer opportunities at community organizations in your local area.
Goodwill Community Foundation’s “Job Hunt with Social Media” training module explains how to use social media sites to expand your network and build new connections. You will learn about different strategies for using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites in your job search.
A professional association membership can provide military spouses with a constant connection to their career field throughout their mobile life.
“Savings Fitness” provides information on saving for the most expensive thing you will buy in your lifetime — your retirement. Financial planning is the key to making your secure retirement a reality.
Find volunteer opportunities on or near your installation that provide new work experiences, increase your skills and build a connection between you and the community (host nation or installation-based). Your installation military and family support center is a good place to start to learn about on and off base volunteer opportunities.
Your installation employment readiness expert will be able to help you understand the possible impact of Status of Forces Agreement as it relates to your employability in an overseas location. MilitaryINSTALLATIONS will help you find the right person at your existing or new duty station.
Cover letters are your personal introduction to prospective employers. Use your cover letter to sell yourself and your qualifications to gain an interview.
Blue Star Families provides a broad range of military spouse employment initiatives designed to support military family members throughout various points on their career path.
Occupational Outlook Handbook