Congratulations to Starbucks for reaching their goal of hiring 10,000 veterans and milspouses 2 years ahead of schedule! Their new goal is to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025. In addition to their direct hires, they go around the country talking to other companies about the value of hiring veterans and military spouses
Every year, we host our annual Military Spouse Career Summit in the DC area and every year we hear from military spouses who can’t make it to the East Coast who would love for us to bring the summit to their local area. We hear you and we’re thrilled to be able to announce that
Thank you to NMSN member, MJ Boice for sharing her biggest takeaways from the 2016 Military Spouse Career Summit…. When career professionals attend a professional development conference of any sort, we typically expect to see the usual suspects and activities. Networking events, resume workshops and key note speakers are the staples that we all come
Those of you who attended our summit will remember the two fantastic presentations by Renette. In addition to providing the slides, she was gracious enough to compile this fantastic list of resources for you: RESOURCES FOR NONPROFITS Fundraising Foundationcenter.org The Foundation Center is the best resource for almost anything related to funding by foundations. The
First, a show of hands – how many of you volunteer in the community? How many work for a nonprofit? Perhaps some of you have started nonprofits. Then have we got some sessions for you! As military spouses, the majority of us are involved with nonprofits in one way or another. Whether we serve as a
There are so many people flying in from out of town for the summit that we are so excited to announce that Lyft has signed on as our official rideshare partner for #NMSNsummit16! Not having to worry about where you’re going to park is going to make those rides around town so much easier. New riders
We say the same thing every year and every year it’s true – this is shaping up to be the best summit yet. Friday Business Bootcamp Continental Breakfast (Provided) Validating Your Ideas/Business with Lean Canvas exercise Key Characteristics of Successful, Sustainable and Impactful Nonprofits Lunch (Provided) Strategies for Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Using Your B.R.A.I.N.
We’re so excited about this giveaway courtesy of our friends over at the Hilton in Springfield! If you’re joining us for the summit this October or just looking forward to a vacay in the DC area, make sure you enter. 10 different ways to enter and no purchase required. ENTER HERE.
Registration for the 2016 Military Spouse Career Summit is now live! Join your fellow career minded milspouses, entrepreneurs, fantastic sponsors like USAA, milspouse friendly employers and others working in the field for three great events. The summit kicks off with a Business Boot Camp for our milspouse entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. From there, we go
As the old adage goes, “Work smarter, not harder”. Before increasing your workload, make sure you’ve maximized your income by keeping track of your deductible expenses – to lower your taxes. Many freelancers like you know about common tax deductions like business travel and meals, but there are many other deductions,often overlooked, that can save