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

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. I believe very few people will ever have a career handed to them, and while I served at the lowest levels of the military I learned to take pride in every task I was assigned.

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6 Hot Jobs for Pilots Outside of the Standard Airlines

Career Alley

Military. Being a military pilot is an extremely tough career, but knowing you’re protecting your country can also make it an incredibly rewarding one. If you have enough experience under your belt, you can apply for military pilot jobs, or you can go to an Air Force academy or military flight school to get the training you need. Author Bio: Kandace Heller is a freelance writer in Orlando, Florida.

Ways to Stand Out in the Office

Career Alley

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. Almost everyone in an office performs their duties satisfactorily, but only a few of them will be considered for advancement when the opportunity arises. Those few are employees who have succeeded in standing out in the office.

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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. 7 percent freelanced. 34 percent freelance. The Gig Economy: Over the last decade, the number of people doing freelance and contract work has risen by almost 10 million people, as reported by the New York Times. In fact, temporary and freelance jobs have risen faster than overall employment.

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111 Smart Resume Section Headings and Titles

JobMob

Industry] Experience – replace [Industry] with the name of yours, such as ‘Accounting Experience’ Freelance. Freelance Experience. Military Experience. Military Background.

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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.

2010 151

Interesting Career Opportunities In Computer Science

Career Alley

Additionally, freelance web page designers often charge by the project or hour and can often earn $75 to $100 per hour, depending on what area of the country they live. Military. A career in computer science can be extremely rewarding, especially given the diverse opportunities this type of field has to offer.

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

How to Translate Your Military Experience for a Civilian Job Search. Because the transition from the military to the workplace can be difficult, check out this guide from Susan Ireland, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Perfect Resume.” 5 Tips for Being a Freelance Worker.

2011 283

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. 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. For example, if you are interested in being a freelance writer, begin coming home from work and writing articles as though you’ve been hired.

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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. “ All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.” ” – Winston Churchill. Guest post contributed by Alison Mackenzie, on behalf of HCA Lawyers. Chewing gum during a job interview is not a good idea.

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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. Freelance Writer. Because many freelance writers work from home, freelance writing is truly a job that can be done from anywhere.

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4 Things That Can Affect Your Career Choices

Career Realism

A prime example would be the military or academia. This culture may attract creative arts, such as graphic artists, freelance workers and media. What would happen if you had some choices that you could control in your career? While it’s often true we cannot choose our co-workers, we can make conscious choices to improve our career prospects.

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

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Resume Writing – What Do Hiring Managers Look For in a Resume?

2009 151

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.

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4 Things That Can Affect Your Career Choices

Career Realism

A prime example would be the military or academia. This culture may attract creative arts, such as graphic artists, freelance workers and media. What would happen if you had some choices that you could control in your career ? While it’s often true we cannot choose our co-workers, we can make conscious choices to improve our career prospects.

Top Ten Ways to Find a Job | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Consider Freelancing – If you are not finding the right full time position, consider taking a contract position or freelancing your services out. Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « New Job-Search Toolbar Follow Up Your Cover Letter With a Follow-Up!

2010 79

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

I counted 196 home-shoring company profiles, 8 Canada-Only home-shoring company profiles, and 4 additional home-shoring companies that prefer to hire military spouses, vets, and disabled.

2008 130

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

I counted 196 home-shoring company profiles, 8 Canada-Only home-shoring company profiles, and 4 additional home-shoring companies that prefer to hire military spouses, vets, and disabled.

2008 130

Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

For example: graphic designers (for book covers), editors, ghost writers, freelance writers, agents, book publicists, etc. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

Find a Great Job Without Going to College | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Some guidance counselors will recommend the military. The military is a great career for some people but its not like a regular job. Dave Berger is a freelance author.

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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.

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7 Tips To Starting a New Job Successfully | 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 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.

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

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. One that instantly sets you apart from other candidates. Well, I have one that may do just that.

2010 113

a computer-throwing coworker, a new manager calling employers from 9 years ago, and more

Ask A Manager

I have always worked in museum education and have recently started as a freelancer due to having to constantly move (my husband is in the military). Freelancing has been a bit slow to take off, so I am also looking for part-time jobs that I can fit around it. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. New manager is calling previous employers from 9+ years ago. I have a current employer (of 9 years) who had changes in management.

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. One that instantly sets you apart from other candidates. Well, I have one that may do just that.

2010 82

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Jim H I am working to start a “second career&# after 26 years of military service as an officer. Jim H I am working to start a “second career&# after 26 years of military service as an officer.

2010 101

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

"A Diploma" Well, I have my failures and my suffering, my hard won Gurdjieffian training, and my broad experience as a freelance analyst. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself November 20th, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 57

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.)

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