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
Attending a conference and making the most of it is about so much more than just soaking in all the new information you’ll learn. The other half of the equation is around all the people you’ll get to meet and network with. Conferences are a fantastic opportunity to expand your network and catch up with
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
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
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.
The following recap of the Getting Hired! panel is provided by Julie Waters, our own NMSN HR expert. Finding Military Spouse Friendly Employers On Saturday, October 11, I had the honor of participating on a panel speaking to a group of NMSN Members and other military spouses. My fellow panelists were Meg O’Grady, Vice President, Business
When it came time to select a keynote speaker to kick off our Career Summit day of professional development, it was a no brainer. Rosye Cloud, the Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment (Veterans Benefits Administration) just gets it. We wish everyone in our community could have been there to hear her insights and lessons learned,
Everyone should have a networking card ready to go, particularly those who are looking for a job. I would go one step further though and recommend that everyone have a networking card. These days when you can have them printed up quickly and expensively (Vistaprint often runs free offers – you pay shipping and handling),