Military Spouse Jobs

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 »

Debate Over Proposed USERRA Job Protection for Military Spouses

Military spouse unemployment rates are as high as 20%. That’s a situation many in the Department of Defense are eager to fix, and now lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to expand the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) to include job protections for military spouses to get closer to what members of the… Read more »

Executive Order: Better Job Opportunities for Military Spouses

President Joe Biden has issued an Executive Order to improve job opportunities for military spouses, according to a Department of Defense issued on Friday, June 9, 2023. The executive order also addresses employment opportunities for caregivers and surviving family members. What the Executive Order Does The order includes “a variety of actions to improve hiring… Read more »

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Transition Employment Assistance For Military Spouses and Caregivers

The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor with a mission to assist military members, veterans, and spouses to “ reach their full potential in the workplace.” Under VETS, there are programs created specifically to help military spouses with the same types of transition assistance offered to… Read more »

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Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act

Update: 7/21/2023: When President Joe Biden signed legislation mandating interstate license transfer standards for military spouses, it was done with the understanding that the law would be implemented within a reasonable time after passage. However, at press time, the Department of Justice issued formal reminders to state governments; these were designed to help states move… Read more »

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Overseas Military Spouse Career Options

Discover various career options available for overseas military spouses. Get the resources, support, and guidance needed to advance your career. Learn more.

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PCS Friendly Business Ideas

Looking For a New Business Idea that You Can Easily Take with You During Military Life? As a military spouse, you want to be able to have your own career. This can be complicated with frequent moves, and just the uncertainty of military life. One option is to run your own business. Here are a… Read more »