Have a plan!

  Summit Wrap Up by MJ Boice If you weren’t able to attend NMSN’s Annual Military Spouse Career Summit last month, then you may have missed out on THE professional development event of the YEAR!  All professional development events should be sought

How to Network at a Conference

Attending a conference and making the most of it is about so much more than just soaking in all the new information you’ll learn. The other half of the equation is around all the people you’ll get to meet and network with.

Living the Sweet Life

You can’t drive through Georgetown without seeing the line of people snaking down the street waiting for the opportunity to buy their Georgetown Cupcakes. It doesn’t matter how many other cup, cake shops or bakeries open up around town, the line never

Ten Tips for a Successful Transition (Learned the Hard Way)

Last week, I had the honor of participating in the #morethanaspouse Facebook party hosted by the National Military Family Association. By the time the party was over, I had answered nearly 300 questions on everything from careers, entrepreneurship to transition. An hour

Following along with a Tweetchat

Hopefully you’ve been following along with our monthly #NMSNcareers tweetchat covering everything from resumes to interviewing success. We’re so fortunate to have our NMSN resume expert, Amy Schofield and career coach, Sophia Marshall share their extensive knowledge with us. The next one

Getting Hired!

The following recap of the Getting Hired! panel is provided by Julie Waters, our own NMSN HR expert. Finding Military Spouse Friendly Employers On Saturday, October 11, I had the honor of participating on a panel speaking to a group of NMSN Members

Meaningful Careers for Military and Veteran Spouses

When it came time to select a keynote speaker to kick off our Career Summit day of professional development, it was a no brainer. Rosye Cloud, the Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment (Veterans Benefits Administration) just gets it. We wish everyone in

Please Tell Me You Already Have a Networking Card

Everyone should have a networking card ready to go, particularly those who are looking for a job. I would go one step further though and recommend that everyone have a networking card. These days when you can have them printed up quickly