Blog Category ed4career

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 student at laptop
May 5th, 2021
Kris Powers

What do you know about My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA), the Defense Department’s tuition assistance tool for military spouses?



MyCAA is a tuition assistance tool that covers job-related training, education and licensing for spouses of active-duty servicemembers. Your sponsor needs to be within ranks E1-E5, W1-W-2, and O1-O2, including National Guard and Reserve spouses whose sponsors are on Title 10 orders.

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?

Young female with spaghetti-like thoughts above her head
September 12th, 2020
Kris Powers

Having trouble concentrating? You’re not alone. Experts say that the extra anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has impaired our working memory and ability to focus.

Divided path in the forest
August 26th, 2020
Kris Powers

I recently had a conversation with a few college-age students about career paths and options. There is an expectation that a career path will be chosen, the appropriate degree obtained and then off you go. For fields such as medicine or law, this may be true. But for others who are exploring careers in business, the arts, and more, that path may not be so straight. And not every career requires a college degree. Certifications can be the gateway to some fantastic opportunities!

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.

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.

Young female professional
September 11th, 2019
Kris Powers

Administrative assistants perform a variety of clerical duties and office tasks. Some of the most common tasks performed by administrative assistants, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, include the following:

November 28th, 2018
Kris Powers

You’ve made the decision to sign up for an online course. As a military spouse, this is a great way to further your education, as online courses can be completed anytime, anywhere. With frequent PCS moves, this is necessary!



With thousands to choose from, how do you select the right one to help you meet your needs?

Young professional female
November 14th, 2018
Kris Powers
Career development is an ongoing process that forms an individual’s work identity. Ed4Online supports military spouses with their career development goals. With Ed4Online's flexible career training programs, students can attend class on their schedule.

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