The Military Spouse's Complete Guide to Career Success: finding Meaningful Employment in Today's Global Workplace : Military spouses serve their country in various capacities that are seldom fully appreciated or rewarded. Struggling to raise families and facing the ever-present financial realities of military life, many military spouses sacrifice their personal career goals by accepting low-paying jobs, often unrelated to their interests and skills. But being married to the military no longer means working beneath one's value and capabilities. Indeed, more and more military spouses are finding rewarding jobs and pursuing productive careers. With the availability of the Internet and numerous military support programs, the employment landscape for military spouses has changed significantly in recent years. Yet, many questions remain on what they should do, where they should go to find new opportunities, and how they can become more positive and proactive in finding rewarding jobs and careen. This guide provides practical answers to many employment-related questions for mobile military spouses. Filled with principles and tips, it shows how military spouses can take responsibility for their own employment situations and go on to find satisfying jobs and careers. It outlines how to: Create a career success plan; Establish a great network no matter where you are; Take advantage of available educational opportunities; Use the vast resources of military support programs; Write a winning resume and letters; Answer common interview questions with finesse; Evaluate and negotiate job offers; Develop a "sales sound bite" to market yourself during your job search; Manage your career for long-term success. The book also discusses various employment alternatives, such as entrepreneurship, federal employment, private industry, nonprofits and volunteering, and more. A virtual job search tool for military spouses, this unique and inspiring book is jam-packed with skills assessment activities, job search planning strategies, interview questions and answers, examples of CVs and cover letters, a job offer evaluation checklist, a salary calculation chart, and much more. It is the guide every military spouse will find useful in navigating the ups and downs of military life.
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