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The Small Business Administration, or SBA, website provides resources for entrepreneurs. The SBA offers business financing, entrepreneurial training, government contracting/federal procurement and advocacy for small businesses.
Learn 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 area.
Present yourself to others with personal branding and show the unique qualities that make you stand out from other candidates.
Find virtual volunteer opportunities to expand your job experience and gain exposure to new work environments and networking opportunities.
The Military Family Readiness System provides a multitude of resources to assist military families in managing challenges, enjoying successful careers and flourishing in military life.
The National Military Family Association is a nonprofit organization devoted to strengthening military families by providing spouses with helpful resources, scholarships and more.
The “Humphry Slocombe: Promote Using Free Online Marketing” video discusses ways to use no-cost social media and marketing to market products and increase business. Humphry Slocombe is an ice cream business, but the social media concepts they use are applicable to any small business.
A willingness to network and build connections may be the single most important tool in your job search arsenal. The Goodwill Community Foundation's "Networking Basics" tool will teach you strategies to help you build and maintain your network.
The MSEP LinkedIn Spouse Group is an open board that connects military spouses with other spouses and Military Spouse Employment Partnership companies and organizations. Here you will find job announcements with MSEP partners and tips for effective job searches, interview techniques and more.
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.
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