Join us on the road

Every year, we host our annual Military Spouse Career Summit in the DC area and every year we hear from military spouses who can’t make it to the East Coast who would love for us to bring the summit to their local

Not Just Another Milspouse Conference

Thank you to NMSN member, MJ Boice for sharing her biggest takeaways from the 2016 Military Spouse Career Summit…. When career professionals attend a professional development conference of any sort, we typically expect to see the usual suspects and activities. Networking events,

Show Me the Money!

First, a show of hands – how many of you volunteer in the community? How many work for a nonprofit? Perhaps some of you have started nonprofits. Then have we got some sessions for you! As military spouses, the majority of us

17 Tax Deductions for Freelancers

As the old adage goes, “Work smarter, not harder”. Before increasing your workload, make sure you’ve maximized your income by keeping track of your deductible expenses – to lower your taxes. Many freelancers like you know about common tax deductions like business

Assess Your Achievements and Update Your Resume

The first step to goal setting is to assess where you are. What are you most proud of this past year both personally and professionally? Did you take on any additional responsibility this year? How did you take initiative in your job?

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

Bringing sanity to your inbox

Tired of having too many emails cluttering your inbox?  Many entrepreneurs are getting hours of time back by using services like unroll.me and SaneBox.  SaneBox learns what email is important to you and filters out what isn’t.  Unroll.me lets you combine all

Aspirational vs. Objectively Achievable Goals

Goal setting is part of the New Year Tradition.  It is also a good business practice.  Too often the goals we set are aspirational versus objectively achievable.  For example: have a better work life balance, don’t stress too much and increase my