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Where will your next

career move take you?

A PCS can mean leaving a job you love or one you’ve relied on over the last few years. So how do you go about finding a new one in a new location as a military spouse? SpouseLink’s Career stories offer tips, advice, and insights on MilSpouse job resources and career-planning tools that can help you achieve your professional goals in your new hometown. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try searching for a keyword.

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5 Benefits of Having a Flexible MilSpouse Career

5 Benefits of Having a Flexible MilSpouse Career

Finding a flexible and portable career is one of the greatest challenges to Military Spouse employment. Hurdles of long deployments and frequent moves can make holding down a traditional 9-to-5 a challenge. Learn about the benefits of a flexible on SpouseLink.

Texas MilSpouses: Join Us at the 2019 SpouseLink Retreat

Texas MilSpouses: Join Us at the 2019 SpouseLink Retreat

Join our team! Each year, the SpouseLink team visits Palm Springs, CA, for a day of training — catching up on events, brainstorming new ways to promote SpouseLink and AAFMAA (aafmaa.com) and more. See what we’re doing in 2019. If you live in Texas, you may be able to join us, free! Get the details on SpouseLink.

3 Tips for Military Spouses Looking for a Job

3 Tips for Military Spouses Looking for a Job

Despite more opportunities and resources than ever in today’s job market, the job search is still an overwhelming experience for many Military Spouses. SpouseLink has 3 tips from a Military Spouse who’s been there before — AAFMAA’s Asst Secretary, Charlene Wilde. They are sure to make your next career move a success.

New Program Will Help Soldiers Become Skilled Workers

New Program Will Help Soldiers Become Skilled Workers

Making the transition from military to civilian life may get easier in 2019. Sgt Maj of the Army Daniel Dailey has helped launch a new program that allows soldiers to use federal funds for skilled certifications. The program is currently only offered in Fort Hood, TX, but may expand soon. Get the details on SpouseLink.

GI Bill Changes May Affect Your MilFam in 2019

GI Bill Changes May Affect Your MilFam in 2019

Changes are coming to the GI Bill in 2019. After July 2019, servicemembers with 16 years of experience will no longer be able to transfer GI Bill benefits to their family. Are you ready for the change? And what does that mean for your military family? Find out on SpouseLink.

4 Tips for Moving Your MilSpouse Home Business

4 Tips for Moving Your MilSpouse Home Business

The benefit of having a home business is the ability to take it with you wherever you PCS. But, just like moving the rest of your military family’s home, it takes a little organization. For instance, you’ll need to take stock of your projects and letting your customers know about the move. Get more tips on SpouseLink.

5 Benefits of a Having a Flexible Career as a Military Spouse

5 Benefits of a Having a Flexible Career as a Military Spouse

At the start of every New Year, we all take time to assess where we’ve been and where we’re going. And our careers can be a big part of that picture. But as a Military Spouse, you may hesitate about settling into a full-time job. Never fear. SpouseLink has 5 reasons to take your career on the move.

Looking for a MilSpouse “Side Gig” (Not a Career)?

Looking for a MilSpouse “Side Gig” (Not a Career)?

You want to earn money to help support your military family, but you don’t have the time, desire or energy to take on a full-time career. Sometimes it’s because you’re holding down your household on your own, or you have to be able to take your career wherever you go. See ideas for part-time work on SpouseLink.

Meet Our Ambassadors

ON LOCATION

Our Military Spouse Ambassadors are teammates stationed around the country. Learn more about them and see who may represent your area.

ONLINE

Follow our Ambassadors to stay in touch on your favorite social media channels. They share the latest information that’s important to you, and more!

AT EVENTS

Each of our Ambassadors hosts many events throughout the year in their local military communities on behalf of both SpouseLink and AAFMAA. Find out more.

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