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DoD Expands Military Spouse Employment Options Overseas

The Defense Department and State Department have partnered to expand job opportunities for military spouses overseas. The two agencies have signed a memorandum of understanding or MOU designed to streamline the employment process for military spouses interested in working remotely as federal employees. Barriers to Military Spouse Job Opportunities? A military spouse who has a… Read more »

How to Put Military Experience on a Resume

If you’re looking for employment post-service, many resources are available to assist you. It’s important to understand, though, that not all information you come across is written or compiled by experts in the military. This matters because skills learned in the military can often be difficult to translate into civilian terms. It can also be… Read more »

What to Know About Disabled Veteran Preference in State and Federal Hiring

As a veteran, you may qualify for hiring preference at the state and federal levels. If you are a VA-rated disabled veteran, you may qualify for additional preference, especially when it comes to competitive examinations for Civil Service jobs, state government employment, or municipal jobs. What do you need to know about hiring preferences for… Read more »

2023 Veteran Unemplyment Rates Lower Than Civilian Counterparts

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released statistics on veteran unemployment, and the numbers are encouraging. Especially when compared to the unemployment numbers for non-veterans. The DOL released figures on the March 2023 unemployment numbers on April 7, 2023, noting, “the veteran unemployment rate was 2.4%, down from the 2.5% the previous month and… Read more »

Marine Corps spouses

Marine Corps Military Spouse License Transfer Policy

Find out about the Marine Corps military spouse license transfer policy, designed to help spouses maintain their careers when relocating with their service member. Read more.

Army mil spouse license transfer policy

Army Military Spouse License Transfer Reimbursement Policy

A permanent change of station (PCS) move across the country means packing up your life and relocating. But for an Army spouse, that also means packing a career with hopes to land another job someplace else. Army spouses with professional licenses for state-regulated occupations have experienced difficulties in the past when trying to transfer an… Read more »