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Sue Hoppin, Mike Kelly, Don Beyer, Janet Breslin, National Military Spouse Network

Military Spouse Hiring Act: 4 Ways to Take Action Now!

The National Military Spouse Network (NMSN) has been spearheading a grassroots effort to bring forward legislation to help with the challenge of military spouse unemployment. The Military Spouse Hiring Act, a set of two identical bills in the US House (HR2974) and Senate (S3909), would expand the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to include military spouses. Here are four things you can do to help get the bills passed by the end of the year.
Military Family Life - Remote Work Tips for Military Spouses

Make Working Remotely Work for You

The idea of working from home isn’t new. Many military spouses consider working remotely to help them balance raising a family, supporting their spouse’s service, and continuing their own career growth when it’s time...
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Meaningful Connections Create Strong Networks

For working military spouses to re-establish themselves regularly in new locations, new jobs, and even new career fields, making meaningful connections is important. Sue Hoppin, coauthor of Stories Around the Table: Laughter, Wisdom, and...

Knocking on Doors: Jacey Eckhart on Career Transitions

The career landscape for military spouses changes at every stage of the game. Jacey Eckhart is an experienced navy wife and mom. She speaks around the world. She’s an author, a sociologist, a humorist....

Choosing Self-Employment: 6 Questions to Ask

A mobile lifestyle adds challenges to any career, but rising self-employment opportunities have given military spouses more career options than ever before.  Janet Farley, a career counselor and the spouse of a retired soldier, advises military spouses to explore six questions when considering...