For military spouses and service members, the growing gig economy provides an opportunity to earn extra income. Gig work also offers flexibility and independence that you may not find in some traditional or part-time jobs. And whether you walk dogs or drive for a ride-booking service, your alternate business may move with you when you PCS.
It’s time to find a new job or maybe explore a different career. Whether you are in the National Guard or reserves and looking for a change or transitioning out of the military to seek employment in a corporation, nonprofit organization or the government, Military OneSource provides the essentials for employment readiness. You’ll find fresh content on everything you need to know as you pursue meaningful work, from credentialing your military experience and building your resume to networking and identifying federal employment benefits.
Social Security Disability Insurance is a payroll tax-funded, federal insurance program administered by the Social Security Administration that provides supplemental income to people whose disability prevents them from procuring employment or staying employed.
As you prep for civilian employment, you’ll find a world of organizations committed to hiring veterans. These are top services and programs offered by the military and the government, focused on jobs for veterans.
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.
You’re closing the chapter on your military life and opening a new one. This means transitioning from being a soldier to a civilian employee in a company, nonprofit organization or maybe the government.