This article was written for www.militaryshoppers.com by Rachel Tringali Marston. You can read the whole article here! Thank you, Rachel, for including The Milspo Project on this list of fantastic resources!
"There is a constant struggle with finding employment for military spouses. Honestly, that struggle was my biggest fear as I entered the lifestyle. I had a secure job that I absolutely loved, but when my husband received orders to move to another location, I was practically forced out of it because my employer wanted to keep someone in-house. Sounds familiar, right?
At the same time as planning a PCS, I was job hunting and re-evaluating my career path altogether.
I found that lack of consistency seemed to be the classic issue for military spouses. Jobs are difficult to maintain because of the transient lifestyle. National Military Family Association reports that 85% of military spouses either want or need work. To me, that’s a pretty high percentage.
Lucky for us, there is an arsenal full of programs to help ease the job hunt. Researching and utilizing the different programs have helped me understand the job marketplace that’s available to us. So, why not give them a try for your next job hunt?
Here are 10 different programs aimed to help military spouses find the perfect job..." Read about the ten resources and the rest of this article here...