You’ve just found out you're moving overseas. You're shaking up your world, and new possibilities and experiences await you. Perhaps a new job awaits you, too.
If you’d like to change specialties and try something new, there are steps you can take to find a new position as you continue your service.
Depending on your individual interests and skills, there are many job opportunities available to you while you’re living overseas. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare your resume and begin to explore what job opportunities await you during your time abroad.
As a service member, you’ve already got a strong skill set to make you an asset in the workplace. Many of those same skills can be applied in finding the right job in the first place. Here are ten skills to master when searching and interviewing for a position.
You’ve proven your commitment, discipline and resourcefulness in the military world. Now it’s time to trade in your experience for a great job. Just like everything, it’s all about readiness and attitude. Start early. Be prepared. Go for it.
Find workforce development career center websites and veterans representatives by state and territory.
There are two things military spouses should know: 1) change happens and 2) your military community has support to help you make the most of it.
What kind of job are you looking for when you leave the military? Most people look for location, salary and job stability. But there’s much more to finding great jobs for veterans.
National Guard members have plenty of responsibilities to think about. Worrying about civilian job security shouldn’t be one of them. Get vital information on how to handle both your civilian career and National Guard career.
The military is an honorable way for patriotic men and women to both serve their country and pursue a career. When it comes to education and career benefits, the military takes care of service members during, and after, their service. Of course, the military itself can be a rewarding career choice. But if they decide to move on, service members can access many tools, resources and benefits to successfully transition into civilian careers.
How can you make your military spouse career “more portable”? By making sure you have the skills, training, licenses, degrees and certifications that employers want in high-growth, high-demand fields and occupations.
Enlisting in the military can help you achieve your career goals. In fact, there are even some jobs that you can only do as a service member, like drive a tank or fly a fighter jet. Here’s what you need to know about your future military career.
Networking leads to 70 percent of all jobs. While it isn't difficult, networking does take time and effort.
MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.
If you need a job, particularly one that is potentially flexible and portable, look no further than the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Career Portal.
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic is creating tremendous needs across the nation and world. Current federal employees now have a new way to help meet those needs.