New Year, new location, new job? How to prepare over the holidays.

It’s that magical time of the year. Yes, it’s Christmas and the holiday season but if you’re an Australian military family it may also be posting time. Many people around the country are currently finalizing inventories and watching their belongings being loaded on to trucks headed for a new adventure. For spouses this may also mean … More New Year, new location, new job? How to prepare over the holidays.

5 LinkedIn tips when you’ve received orders

It’s approaching summer in the northern hemisphere so many military and expat families are receiving their orders and getting ready to move.  It’s a busy time but there are some quick things you can do with your LinkedIn profile to get ready for your move and the job search ahead. Remember, look ahead when it comes to LinkedIn. … More 5 LinkedIn tips when you’ve received orders

Gaps in your resume

Okay, let’s hit the bane of the accompanying partner or traveler’s resume existence- gaps in your resume. First off though I’m going to rephrase this.  You do not have gaps in your resume; you have gaps in your employment history.  Unless you’ve been living in a cave my guess is you’ve developed skills and experience … More Gaps in your resume

Job Search Strategies Part One- Target preferred employers

I’m writing today’s post in response to some posts on a military spouse social media site (big shout out to you awesome spouses!) about the frustrating process of applying for numerous jobs advertised on some of the big job sites and not only not getting an interview (let alone a job) but not even hearing … More Job Search Strategies Part One- Target preferred employers