Podcast

Employment Scams

Finding a job can be difficult given the economic times, particularly if you move often, as many military families do. In this podcast, FTC attorney Carol Kando-Pineda shows you how to recognize scams that promise to find you a job, but take your. …
Article

Getting Ready to Re-enter the Workforce

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce for a short while or it’s been a number of years, it can be challenging to re-enter that world.

Article

Understanding Military Spouse Preference Overseas

Military spouses are given certain preferences when applying for Department of Defense civilian jobs. With the help of the Military Spouse Preference program, you can build your career as you move with the military.

Webinar

Mortuary Affairs and Grief

One of the greatest honors is to care for those who died while serving our nation. Designed specifically for those serving in mortuary affairs, this webinar will discuss the positive aspects and challenges of the job, symptoms of grief,. …
Article

Employment Resources for Family Members of Deceased Service Members

Joining the workforce after the death or disability of a loved one can ease financial strain and provide a way to find your new normal. When seeking employment with the federal government, military family members may be eligible for special preference programs. While these programs don’t guarantee a job, they provide a qualified candidate entry into the applicant pool.

Essentials

Military Career — The Essentials

The early bird gets the worm and it’s never too early to start planning for your future. If a military career has crossed your mind, you’ll want to be prepared. Here are some things to think about.

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Managing Your Career – The Essentials

Landing a job that accommodates the military lifestyle is an accomplishment worth celebrating, but the real work comes with managing your career over time. Military OneSource offers tips on important logistics, such as transferring your professional licenses and certifications to another state or country, running a home business and taking advantage of the Military Spouse Preference program and other benefits available to military spouses.

Benefits

For Service Members – Benefits

If you’re looking for tuition assistance or help with finding a job, many agencies and organizations are ready to assist. On this page, Military OneSource provides valuable information, benefits and tips about higher education and. …
Article

The Road Ahead at Home and Work

As a wounded warrior, you deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. A severe injury does change the way you live your life, but it does not have to change the course of your career or the quality of your home life.

Article

Exploring a New Career? Start Here

It’s time to explore a new career, but what do you do first? Matching your interests, skills and goals while pursuing an occupation compatible with your mobile military life is easier than you think. Here are a few steps that will help you research and define your career path.

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Employment Readiness – The Essentials

Whether you’re entering or re-entering the workforce, it can seem challenging to take that step into the work world. Work environments and cultures can change quickly. For others, the work world is a complete mystery. Military OneSource provides the information you need to prepare yourself to confidently enter or re-enter the workplace. Here you’ll find helpful interviewing tips, strategies on writing a winning resume and shortcuts for brushing up on the latest technological advancements employers are using.

Article

4 Tips for Transition and Career Success

Making the transition into civilian life is exciting, but does take preparation. Make sure you are well-prepared by following these four tips.

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Education, Training & Licensing – The Essentials

Going back to school as a military spouse is an investment in yourself, your career and your family’s future. Military OneSource provides useful tips as you take your first steps toward your educational goals or reinvigorating your career. You’ll find practical information so you can put your best foot forward and prepare for your quest – whether it’s identifying your career goals or taking the final steps to obtain them.

Article

Defense Department Child and Youth Development Career Opportunities

The Department of Defense is the nation’s largest employer-sponsored child care system and one of the largest youth development programs in the country – and they’re looking to fill both entry and management-level positions to work with military-connected children and youth.

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Career Exploration – The Essentials

Military OneSource provides practical guidance to military spouses exploring new careers – offering strategies on seeking federal employment, telecommuting work and other portable careers. You’ll also find comprehensive education career support through the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, or SECO, program and other resources. Check out useful tips and tools that will help you research and define your career path.

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About the National Guard Employment Support Program

The National Guard’s Employment Support Program has expanded responsibilities recently to include employment facilitation. Program Support Specialists have been recently trained utilizing the CASY-MSCCN case management system for consideration and implementation in their respective states.