5 Tips for Military Spouses Pursuing a Career in Teaching

Ms. Career Girl

With 85 percent of military spouses reporting that they want or need to work, finding a stable and meaningful career is highly important for the majority of military wives and husbands. Many military spouses are aspiring teachers or currently have a degree in teaching; however, this career path can be quite challenging due to the frequent moves that are a part of life as a military spouse. Here are five ways military spouses may land successful careers in teaching.

Career Path: From Military to Writing

Career Realism

I am employed by two writing agencies that put me in touch with clients needing content written for their websites. This is similar to freelance writing, but I do not have to solicit work from clients or negotiate fees and contracts. This job is something that I have always wanted, but it was my eight years of service in the military that made it possible by shaping me into an individual that could achieve this. Career military writing image from Bigstock.

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Ask A Manager

New manager is calling previous employers from 9+ years ago. I have a current employer (of 9 years) who had changes in management. One of the managers above me called previous employees and employers asking how I perform and how I treat others (outside of the current organization). Calling employers from more than nine years ago is incredibly bizarre, not to mention a really indirect route to information that she has much more direct and recent access to.

2014 59

Ways to Stand Out in the Office

Career Alley

If you want to get recognition from your employer and be a leading candidate for promotion, consider following these tips. About the Author: John McMalcolm is a freelance writer who writes on a wide range of subjects, from career advancement to the essentials of small business management. Post-Military Employment: How to Stand Out.

2013 284

How to Customize Your Resume For Your Profession

Jennifer Anthony

If you are getting ready to prepare your resume for a health, IT, federal/military or executive position, take a look at some tips that could help you place your focus on your professions the right way. Federal / Military If you’re writing a federal or military resume, details are the most important features to take into consideration.

2010 116

FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

People like working parents, retirees, millennials, entrepreneurs, caregivers, digital nomads, people with disabilities, military spouses, students, environmentalists, and more. the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported … 9 percent of employed people worked from home occasionally. 7 percent freelanced. 34 percent freelance. 64 percent say their employers will accommodate flexible work schedules.

2017 136

How to Update an Outdated Resume

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’re back in the job market after years of employment, your resume probably needs a facelift. Your job experience may be extraordinary, but presenting it in out-of-date formats gives prospective employers the impression you’re behind the times. Many Gen-X employers take the same view of Times New Roman. Length is a significant problem for veterans converting a military resume for civilian use. Employers use prescreening software to weed out unqualified applicants.

2013 87

Your Oops! Is Showing: 15 Outrageous Job Interview Blunders

Career Alley

Alison is a business lawyer and freelance writer. Come equipped with all the information you could possibly need concerning employment history, your previous addresses, dates of military service, etc. Even if you had a horrible time with your previous employers, don’t badmouth them to the interviewer. The employer is definitely going to figure out you were lying real fast. “ All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.”

2012 235

Six Things You Need to Do Before Starting Your #SideHustle

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’re nodding your head right now, because you’ve started a child care side hustle or considered taking on freelance work in the last few years. You’ll also want to look into your current employer’s policies about second jobs and potential conflicts of interest. For example, if you are a military spouse, you’ve got to be flexible enough to relocate when your honey is relocated to his next position – and so does your job.

2015 147

Top Ten Ways to Find a Job | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Those with jobs are trying to stay employed and people without jobs are desperately trying to find a new job, both can be extremely stressful. Perfect your resume – Your resume is often the first glimpse a potential employer gets of you and your skills, make sure it accurately details your skills and work history and how they can benefit your future employer.

2010 61

5 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere

Career Realism

Whether they are married to someone in the military, or they simply enjoy moving frequently, some people need to find jobs that allow them to move without giving up their positions. A person with a teaching degree in one state should not have difficulty finding employment in another state, though they may need to take an additional class or test to become certified for that particular state. Freelance Writer.

2013 72

2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

Executive Career Brand

Temp to perm and portfolio careers (a mix of part-time employment, temporary jobs, freelancing, interim consulting, self-employment), especially for boomer executives, have become viable strategies. Let them know what kind of job you want and who your target employers are. Leverage the Internet employment portal Job-Hunt.org to connect or re-connect through professional associations & societies , and company, military & government alumni groups.

2010 196

Demystifying Resume Writing Certifications (And Why I Don't Want.

Jennifer Anthony

Blogroll Ask The Headhunter Atlanta Career Coach Biznik Blog Business Support Services Career Management Alliance Blog CareerSolvers Blog Dawn Bugni’s Blog Evil HR Lady Executive Career Brand Federal Resume Expert fistful of talent Freelance Writing Jobs Happy About My Resume I’m On LinkedIn – Now What???

2009 116

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

Here’s what they promised: 243 pages and 198 listings of real virtual call center employers. It’s truly your complete guide to virtual call center employment from home. Company profile pages that provide a lot of relevant information (like Better Business Bureau ratings links if they’re available, typical openings, typical salaries, job schedules, a link to the company’s employment page and main page, LinkedIn profile page, etc).

2008 100

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

Here’s what they promised: 243 pages and 198 listings of real virtual call center employers. It’s truly your complete guide to virtual call center employment from home. Company profile pages that provide a lot of relevant information (like Better Business Bureau ratings links if they’re available, typical openings, typical salaries, job schedules, a link to the company’s employment page and main page, LinkedIn profile page, etc).

2008 100

HELP: I'm Updating My Cell Phone

Telecommuting Journal

It’s handy to have in case I’m lost or were to ever need assistance on the road with two kids in tow, but other than that my current military-grade, too-big-for-any-purse-pocket, chunky cell phone is fairly useless.

2008 100

7 Tips To Starting a New Job Successfully | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

This is a mistake that many people make in the first three months of employment. When asking for information, listen carefully to the input offered by your fellow employees regarding ways to add more value to your new employer. Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Preparing for a Job Interview: What NOT To Do The Odyssey Of The Salary Offer » 7 Tips To Starting a New Job Successfully Guest Article by Randy Block Congratulations!

2010 67

The Odyssey Of The Salary Offer | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

He has guided all levels of professionals in the areas of career transition: changing careers, choosing a career direction, evaluating/negotiating offers, executive career marketing, finding jobs , getting organized, as well as finding opportunities for self-employment, freelancing and consulting.

2010 56

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

I have been in the graphics industry for my entire career, I am looking for new opportunities, a new direction and to find new employment, and do not want my resume to type cast me any more than it is already doing. I have been in the graphics industry for my entire career, I am looking for new opportunities, a new direction and to find new employment, and do not want my resume to type cast me any more than it is already doing.

2010 87

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

I have been in the graphics industry for my entire career, I am looking for new opportunities, a new direction and to find new employment, and do not want my resume to type cast me any more than it is already doing. I have been in the graphics industry for my entire career, I am looking for new opportunities, a new direction and to find new employment, and do not want my resume to type cast me any more than it is already doing.

2010 63

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Make sure that any potential employer discriminates, so you don’t end up in a bad position, get fired, and later get haunted by a bad employer reference. Make sure that any potential employer discriminates, so you don’t end up in a bad position, get fired, and later get haunted by a bad employer reference. While this primarily addresses race discrimination, it also shows how any discrimiantion places the employer at a disadvantage.

2010 77

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

As soon as something else interesting happens (shootings at a military base, for example), they'll drop you. I'm a freelance journalist for publications in both those markets and it never occurred to me that they would be interested in this as a story, after CNN had already interviewed you. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Shifting the balance of power. Mainstream media stinks.)

2009 67