Spring 2017

A Message from the Associate Director

SECO Program Director

This Spring is a May like no other. C. Eddy Mentzer, Associate Director, Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, describes why this is a Military Spouse Appreciation Month you do not want to miss.

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Military Spouse Appreciation Month

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The courage behind readiness can easily be defined as the military spouse. While Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated on May 12, Military OneSource is recognizing May as Military Spouse Appreciation Month. The month-long recognition provides an opportunity to celebrate spouses for their sacrifice and service to keep our families strong.

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Career Exploration

Virtual Military Spouse Symposium

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Participate in this four-day online career-development event hosted by the SECO program and engage in direct dialogue with hiring representatives from a variety of industries within the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. Follow SECO social channels (Facebook and Twitter) for more information on the symposium and for career and education guidance.

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Telework: Find Work Within MSEP

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Telework can be ideal for most military spouses with its flexibility, but is it right for you? Discover the pros and cons of teleworking, as well as strategies to find work. With more companies and organizations joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, there are more opportunities than ever for telework and portable careers.

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Career Connection
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Attend a Virtual Event

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The SECO program offers regularly scheduled online opportunities to connect with employers from the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. Follow the SECO program on Facebook and LinkedIn to engage in direct dialogue with hiring representatives from a wide variety of industries. (Learn more.)

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Health and Wellness Coaching

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Waking up exhausted or feeling like you aren't getting anywhere when you try to lose weight or get in shape can really weigh on your mind. If you're ready to make some life changes, a Military OneSource health and wellness coach can help you set goals and create a plan to reach them. (Learn More.)

Did You Know?

The Military Families Learning Network offers webinars on topics ranging from military caregiving to nutrition to personal finances.

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Connect on LinkedIn

Join our new Military Spouses and Entrepreneurship group on LinkedIn hear from successful small business owners and experts.

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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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What can the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program do for you? Find out during an upcoming webinar.

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