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Maryland Fellowship Program Puts Military Spouse Careers Back on Track

After having her children, Chelsea Bridges, a military spouse living in Maryland, was ready to get her career back on track. Armed with her Bachelor’s degree and close to 10 years of administrative experience, Bridges assumed finding a full time position in the National Capital Region would be … Read more about Maryland Fellowship Program Puts Military Spouse Careers Back on Track

Still Searching? Three Tips for Effectively Resetting Your Job Search In 2018

The search for the right job can sometimes feel like driving on an open road with endless miles, rather than a short trip to your final destination. To keep from becoming discouraged, don't let the uncertainty of the search blur your focus. The early part of the calendar year is a great time to map … Read more about Still Searching? Three Tips for Effectively Resetting Your Job Search In 2018

Hiring Our Heroes, USAA Launch Nation’s First Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone

In 2017, Hiring Our Heroes released a groundbreaking study, Military Spouses in the Workplace, based on a survey of military spouses. Among the findings: an overwhelming majority of employed military spouses said that having dual incomes was vitally important to their family, but only 50 percent of … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes, USAA Launch Nation’s First Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone

Reframe Your Brain: 3 Tips for Beating Job Search Burnout

Job search burnout is a real phenomenon among job seekers, and it can develop slowly, eventually leading to an overwhelming sense of dread that stems from simply thinking about continuing your search. Laura Schmiegel, a lead associate for Military Programs at Booz Allen Hamilton, has been advising … Read more about Reframe Your Brain: 3 Tips for Beating Job Search Burnout

AMPLIFY Program Returns to Support Job-Seeking Military Spouses

Hiring Our Heroes is bringing back an interactive program designed to prepare military spouses for their next career opportunities. The AMPLIFY series of events will be held at three locations in 2017, beginning March 1-2 at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle. The two-day events offer intense … Read more about AMPLIFY Program Returns to Support Job-Seeking Military Spouses

Hiring Our Heroes Continues to Highlight Military Spouse Employment in 2016

Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) has been aggressively continuing its Year Of The Military Spouse 2016 campaign in a number of different and exciting ways. Rather than representing a new focus for HOH, whose military spouse program has been up and running since 2012, the campaign is instead bringing renewed … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes Continues to Highlight Military Spouse Employment in 2016

Hiring Our Heroes Continues Advocacy Work as the Year of the Military Spouse Progresses

As Hiring Our Heroes rolls through 2016, already preparing to close out a very active February, our “Year of the Military Spouse” efforts are in full swing around the country and internationally as well. Our Military Spouse team has been on the road coordinating efforts with our public, private, and … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes Continues Advocacy Work as the Year of the Military Spouse Progresses

Hiring Our Heroes Staffer Up for Military Spouse of the Year Honor

If you ask Elizabeth O’Brien about all of the places she’s lived, she might have to pause to try and remember them all. Hawaii. Kansas. Missouri. Germany. There are seven in all, including her latest stop in Washington, D.C., where her husband, an Army major, is stationed at the Pentagon. Along … Read more about Hiring Our Heroes Staffer Up for Military Spouse of the Year Honor

2016: Hiring Our Heroes’ Year of the Military Spouse

Nearly five years ago, at the height of the veteran unemployment crisis, Hiring Our Heroes was founded on the simple concept of connecting veterans with companies that valued their skills and military service. Over the years, the program has expanded its efforts from initially offering traditional … Read more about 2016: Hiring Our Heroes’ Year of the Military Spouse

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