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The Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program Facebook page focuses specifically on career and education guidance for military spouses. This page offers information tailored towards military spouses, including career and education resources, SECO tools and exclusive online social events.
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.
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 professional association membership can provide military spouses with a constant connection to their career field throughout their mobile life.
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.
The Family Readiness System provides a multitude of resources to assist military families in managing challenges, enjoying successful careers and flourishing in military life.
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.
The Small Business Administration, or SBA, website provides resources for entrepreneurs. The SBA provides business financing, entrepreneurial training, government contracting/federal procurement and advocacy for small businesses.
The Military Spouse Advocacy Network serves military members and their families from all service branches with a mission to create strong families by offering education and mentoring programs.
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