Benchmark goals

Make sure 2016 is a good year by setting aside some time early in January to set your monthly and quarterly benchmark goals. Also, be sure to mark your calendar with important dates for submitting required state paperwork and filing monthly or

Get Your Digital House in Order

Need guidance on how to tackle your digital presence in 2016?  The following tips are a great way to at least begin the process (you have to start somewhere). There are always new social media venues out there, but it always always

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

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

Refresh Your Approach to Content Creation

It doesn’t matter how prolific you are, generating content can become overwhelming at times. Whether it’s setting aside enough time to write or finding the inspiration, it can be challenging to “set pen to paper”. To get the most out of the

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

How’s Your Digital Brand Working Out For You?

For many of us, our websites and pages are the first impression we’ll leave with potential clients and customers. How happy are you with YOUR brand? Our NMSN expert, Greta Perry of Kickify will be teaching us how to optimize our digital

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