Spring 2016

A Message From the Associate Director

SECO Program Director

With the latest edition of the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities eNewsletter, we’re rolling out a new format that lets readers easily click and connect with resources and information. So, whether you’re looking for guidance for your small business or career connections, you’ll find it here.  

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Military Spouse Spotlight

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We often hear from military spouses that the best career advice they receive is from other military spouses. Here, you can read some of the great submissions we’ve recently received. These spouses share their stories and offer sound career advice to other military spouses.

(Find out what military spouses have to say.)

Career Exploration

Starting Your Own Business?

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If starting a business is something you are considering, you have come to the right place. We have resources to guide you down the path to entrepreneurship, including a tool to assess your small business potential and webinars that cover everything from social media marketing to PCSing with your business.

(Let us guide you.)

Employment Readiness

Your Professional Appearance

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When it comes to job interviews, appearances really do matter. While dressing for success is important, your demeanor — both in person and online — tells employers how you might interact with customers and how you might fit in with their organization.

(Put your best foot forward.)

Career Connection
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Featured Partner: H&R Block

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Military Spouse Employment Partnership employers – like H&R Block – have shown their commitment to military spouses. Find out more about H&R Block and the scholarship opportunities the company offers military spouses. (Check out this partner company.)

Education, Training and Licensing
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Find the Right School

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What school is right for you? Well, it depends on the career you're interested in pursuing. Learn about schools that offer the education, license or credential you need with our interactive infographic — it's your road map to success.

Did You Know?

Certified Career Counselors can answer your job-search questions every other Wednesday at 3 p.m. on LinkedIn.

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Connect on LinkedIn

Connect on LinkedIn

You can connect with employers committed to hiring military spouses every other Thursday, noon–12:30 p.m. on LinkedIn.

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What can the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program do for you? Find out in one of our monthly webinars.

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Upcoming Events

U.S. Chamber of Commerce hiring events offer a venue for military job seekers and their spouses to connect with employers.


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