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Have a plan!

  Summit Wrap Up by MJ Boice If you weren’t able to attend NMSN’s Annual Military Spouse Career Summit last month, then you may have missed out on THE professional development event of the YEAR!  All professional development events should be sought out and soaked up every chance you get; but this wasn’t your average

NoVA restaurant week

Coming in early for the summit or staying later? Lucky you – you’ll be in town for the Northern Virginia Restaurant Week (aka Taste of NoVA). This is a great opportunity for you to try some of our best restaurants at a very reasonable price. So, if you’re a foodie or someone who’s looking to

Because what parent among us hasn’t experienced mom/dad guilt?

At some point the majority of us have experienced mom/dad guilt. “…research reveals that moms who stay home and those who work outside of the home experience similar amounts of guilt, though they describe it differently. Moms who stay home feel a lot of pressure to justify their decision by ‘professionalizing’ parenting-enrolling their kids in

Protect Your Business

Calling all entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs! You’re not going to want to miss this session during the summit. Rachel Brenke has created multiple successful businesses from the ground up. As a lawyer and MBA, she is currently helping entrepreneurs all over the world initiate, strategize and implement strategic business and marketing plans through various mediums

Living the Sweet Life

You can’t drive through Georgetown without seeing the line of people snaking down the street waiting for the opportunity to buy their Georgetown Cupcakes. It doesn’t matter how many other cup, cake shops or bakeries open up around town, the line never diminishes. That, my friends is the mark of an incredible brand. Sisters, Katherine

Ten Tips for a Successful Transition (Learned the Hard Way)

Last week, I had the honor of participating in the #morethanaspouse Facebook party hosted by the National Military Family Association. By the time the party was over, I had answered nearly 300 questions on everything from careers, entrepreneurship to transition. An hour wasn’t quite long enough to share all the tips and thoughts about successful

Following along with a Tweetchat

Hopefully you’ve been following along with our monthly #NMSNcareers tweetchat covering everything from resumes to interviewing success. We’re so fortunate to have our NMSN resume expert, Amy Schofield and career coach, Sophia Marshall share their extensive knowledge with us. The next one is on August 6th and is all about the Art of Following Up.

Refresh Your Approach to Content Creation

It doesn’t matter how prolific you are, generating content can become overwhelming at times. Whether it’s setting aside enough time to write or finding the inspiration, it can be challenging to “set pen to paper”. To get the most out of the content you’re creating (and maximize your time), put some planning behind it. Here