Blog Category Portable Career

Resume on a Clipboard
February 6th, 2022
Kris Powers

Military spouses face many obstacles when building a career or looking for employment, such as PCS-ing, deployments, TDY stations, NTC or training that takes their soldier away from home for long periods of time. As a spouse sometimes your primary job is keeping the household running. While the hurdles of being a military spouse cannot be avoided, learning how to account for them on your resume is important. Say you’ve had to take time off for a year because of deployment; that year should be accounted for when you go to apply for your next job.

Group of friends celebrating together
December 21st, 2021
Guest Blogger

Whether you’re a new military spouse or a seasoned spouse, it can be extremely intimidating moving from home with everyone you know and starting over. Making friends in a new city feels like starting high school all over again. It’s just you and your spouse (maybe kids too), and a lot of times your partner is gone for a large portion of the day. Loneliness can set in very quickly and phone calls sometimes just don’t do it. If you’re a homebody you may enjoy your own company for a while but let me tell you, it doesn’t hold up for long.

Web Design
April 21st, 2021
Kris Powers

Website designers and developers are responsible for the look of the website, but they are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects such as performance, capacity and how much traffic the site can handle.  Web developers may also be responsible for creating the content for the site. According to The Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the following are daily tasks of a website designer:

Cyber security professional working on laptop
June 11th, 2020
Kris Powers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines a cyber security professional, or information security analyst, as someone who plans and carries out security measures to protect networks and systems within an organization. As the number of cyber attacks continues to increase, their job and responsibilities are continually expanding. Some of the daily tasks of the Cyber Security Professional include:

Cute dog holding a heart pillow
May 27th, 2020
Kris Powers

Animal groomers are responsible for making client’s pets look their best. They work mostly with dogs, but some clients will bring in cats and other animals to be groomed. Groomers must be familiar with the different breeds of dogs they are grooming as there are different ways that specific breads of dog need to be styled.



The following are some of the most common daily duties of an animal groomer:

Beautiful woman cooking in kitchen
May 14th, 2020
Kris Powers

A caterer is often responsible for cooking and organizing food service for a variety of events. Caterers often provide food for weddings, fundraisers, parties and conferences. They are responsible for meeting with the client and establishing a plan and a menu. They may also be responsible for cooking, presenting and even serving food and drinks at the event. Caterers can work with restaurants, private companies, event centers or may be self employed.

Female physical therapy aide
April 29th, 2020
Kris Powers

As a military spouse, you know all too well how important physical therapy can be for our active service members and veterans. In this high demand portable career, you could help rehab our military members. The projected growth of this career makes it ideal for someone who is moving frequently as jobs will be available throughout the country. Ed4Career would love to help you start your physical therapy aide career today!

Home health aide
April 21st, 2020
Kris Powers

Home health care aides are medical personnel who work within the home of patients with chronic illnesses, disabilities or cognitive impairment and help them complete their daily living activities.  According to BLS.gov, home health aides do the following in their daily work:

Smiling woman in front of laptop
February 26th, 2020
Kris Powers

Medical transcriptionists are responsible for listening to recordings left by physicians and other healthcare professionals and turning that information into written medical records. According to BLS.gov, they are also responsible for the following:

Fruits and vegetables
February 18th, 2020
Kris Powers

Nutritional consultants, according to ziprecruiter.com, provide sound nutritional and health advice to clients. Their clients could include private companies, individuals or public health organizations. Some of their responsibilities consist of:

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