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Hiring Our Heroes provides a variety programs and events for military spouses. Whether you are preparing to make your next career move or reentering the workforce, HOH can help you every step of the way. Be sure to engage in the conversation by following #HOHMilspouse across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
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Career Spark is a skills-based resume builder built by military spouses for military spouses. As a military spouse, your career path may not have been linear, but your unique combination of work and volunteer experience is valuable to employers.
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At our Military Spouse Hiring Events, you’re invited to connect directly with HR experts and hiring managers from local and national companies. Build your professional network as you interact with dozens of companies at a free evening networking reception, then return the next day for a massive hiring fair. This event is free and is open to all military, veteran, and Gold Star spouses, as well as employers and service organizations. Service members and veterans are also welcome.
The annual Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Summit is a national convening focused on the tremendous opportunity for business to capitalize on an untapped and underutilized workforce: America's military spouses.
Attend to learn how military spouses are a solution to the workforce development challenges facing organizations across the nation while exploring innovative practices companies are using to recruit and retain them.
Working with a broad array of public and private sector supporters, Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones (MSEEZ) foster collaboration among local stakeholders and work to identify opportunities as well as barriers to entry for military spouses seeking meaningful employment.
MSEEZ communities address local military spouse unemployment and underemployment issues through the efforts of local working groups. These groups work to establish a range of local employment-related tools and resources to help tackle military spouse employment issues head on.
The Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network (MSPN) provides military spouses with career development and networking opportunities in military communities around the world.
Around 80% of jobs fill by referral. Military spouses start from scratch each time they move, building career networks in new locations every couple of years. To address this need, MSPN has more than 55 locations throughout the U.S. and near military installations around the world.
The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP) is open to military spouses in select locations. The fellowship features a 12-week syllabus, held three times a year at select military installations and in host cities around the country. Fellowship candidates are carefully matched with participating companies based on the specific skills of the candidate and the preferences of both parties. Candidates then undergo exclusive on-the-job training at their host company, gaining firsthand experience in the private sector. This knowledge is amplified with weekly educational sessions held as a cohort in a classroom setting.
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