Being a military spouse comes with daily challenges. One of our major roles is to relieve them of as much stress as possible associated with maintaining the home and all that entails thus allowing…Continue
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List your volunteer experience under its own heading in your résumé using titles like Community Partnerships, Added Value Offered, or something similar.
The objective is to translate the acquired skill sets from the volunteer positions into language that will both increase and enhance the possibility of you being able to secure employment.
It is recommended that you not list your position title as “Volunteer” but to actually pull your title from the work that was being done.…Continue
1.) As the rater, prepare yourself. Create and maintain performance logs for each direct report to simply the review process.
2.) Encourage employees to bring a self review, talking paper showcasing their accomplishments, project involvement, professional development accomplished during current rating period, other occupational milestones, and proposed individual development plan for upcoming rating period.
3.) Choose the right time and place to conduct the meeting. If at all…Continue
Plan your transition
The ideal time to begin preparing for your transition is one year before you get out of the military. This will give you a chance to strategize, get a feel for possible employment opportunities, and strategize about seeking and applying for civilian employment.
Maximize your marketability - consider multiple employers
This is your prime opportunity to assess the skills and competencies that you have acquired that can be…
What is the Priority Placement Program?
The Military Spouse Preference Program applies to spouses of active duty military members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including the U.S. Coast Guard and full-time National Guard, who desire priority consideration for competitive service positions at DoD activities in the U.S. and its territories and possessions. Chapter 14 of the PPP Operations Manual contains specific information on registration in this…Continue