Resources

Way to go, Starbucks!

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

Not Just Another Milspouse Conference

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

Resources for Nonprofits

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

Show Me the Money!

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

Enter to Win!

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.

17 Tax Deductions for Freelancers

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

Assess Your Achievements and Update Your Resume

The first step to goal setting is to assess where you are. What are you most proud of this past year both personally and professionally? Did you take on any additional responsibility this year? How did you take initiative in your job? Have you learned any new skills? Did you earn any certifications or licenses?

In Prepping for the Year Ahead, Don’t Forget to Look Back!

It’s a new year so it’s a great time to reflect on last year’s accomplishments and whether you met your goals or not. It’s easy to lament the missed targets, the stagnant revenue, or other challenges but it’s also dangerous to rest on your laurels and think everything is going great so there is no