Blog Category Career Tips

June 7th, 2021
Kris Powers

A good resume can help you get that first interview. However, as a military spouse, your resume may look a little unusual to most Human Resource managers. The multiple moves that come along with being in the military can result in a resume that contains gaps in employment. But there may be ways to fill in those gaps with your unique experiences. Remember, everyone’s skill sets, career and education history is different. Learn how to highlight yours in a way that will get you noticed!



Here are some steps to keep in mind when creating your resume:

female professoinal
December 2nd, 2020
Kris Powers

If you are seeking a promotion, looking for a job change or are considering a total career change, now is the perfect time to gain a professional advantage by enhancing your skills and qualifications to set yourself apart in today’s competitive business environment.



Online opportunities have made it easier than ever to brush up on skills you need. Where do you start?

Worried looking female
July 8th, 2020
Guest Blogger

Recessions hurt most members of society, but women seem to be some of the hardest hit by the current economic downturn after COVID-19 forced the shutdown of many female-led industries. Military spouses are especially vulnerable during times of economic turmoil like these. According to Forbes, 24 percent of active-duty military spouses are unemployed, and another 31 percent are working part-time when they would prefer a full-time career.

Pharmacy Technician
October 30th, 2019
Kris Powers

What does a pharmacy technician do?



Pharmacy technicians work under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, are responsible for the following:

Little girl in superpower costume
June 19th, 2019
Kris Powers
Our unique abilities affect every aspect of our lives. Read more to discover ways to answer the question, "What makes you unique?".
Happy business woman
April 17th, 2019
Kris Powers
Military spouses face the reality that every couple of years, they will most likely need to pack up their homes and pick up their career with each and every PCS. For these men and women, it's not only about finding a career that they love, but one that is portable and can move with them
Female professional in front of laptop
March 29th, 2019
Kris Powers
Career training courses that lead to certification opportunities can provide learners with a less expensive alternative to traditional degree programs. These courses and certifications can also provide a faster pathway to career advancement.
Young female professional
March 7th, 2019
Kris Powers
By only applying for positions for which they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications; are women taking themselves out of the running for jobs they may have gotten otherwise?
Jumpstart your Career
October 24th, 2018
Kris Powers
Earning certification not only positions you as a leader in your industry - it’s an investment in yourself and your long-term career.
Wordle showing words like "remake" and "new"
April 18th, 2018
Kris Powers

All of us experience moments where we find ourselves contemplating our life decisions. Sometimes it’s a big event, like a break-up or a health crisis, that pushes us to take a closer look at our life. Other times, it might be a small rumbling in the universe that feels suspiciously like discontent that leads us to wonder if we should be doing something differently.



Whatever leads you to the brink of change, taking the steps to refresh or reset your life can be daunting.

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