Military spouses face unemployment rates much higher than the national average of their non-military connected counterparts. Staying on a career track can be difficult, and a critical element to success is a robust resume. By the end of this course, “Resume Writing for Military Spouses,” presenter Rosemary Williams will have shown you how to: understand the importance of a resume, define different types of resumes, and tailor a resume for a specific job or employer.

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In “Re-Entry into the Workforce for Military Spouses,” narrator Debbie Bradbard provides you with an overview of the tools and resources that will help you transition into the workforce. Throughout this course, we discuss that much of the work you may have been doing as a leader in your community provides you with the skills you need to hop back into the workforce.

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As a military spouse, you have unique and invaluable abilities, skills and potential that are specific to you. Taking the time to recollect your own story will help you to figure out the best way to position yourself with a potential employer and be able to edit it down to your ‘elevator pitch.’ Learn how in “Interviewing and Telling Your Story for Military Spouses” with your host, Brian Alvarado.

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To share ways to expand your network and find a job that grows your career, Kathy Roth-Douquet, the CEO of Blue Star Families, presents “Networking for Military Spouses.” This course will help you define what networking means, demonstrate ways to incorporate social media into your networking task, and list tips for better networking results.

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In “The Job Search for Military Spouses,” Elizabeth O’Brien shares a process for creating an effective job search strategy with the goal of finding meaningful employment in today’s market. At the end of this course, you should be able to: describe the types of preparations to make before starting the job search, determine which aspect of a job is most important to you, identify places to start your search, and list specific military spouse resources that can help you in your job search.

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