Category Archives: Military Life Mondays

Memories, Musings, and other Conversations

It’s National Volunteer Week: Boost Your Career!

It’s National Volunteer Week! And although you don’t expect anything in return for your volunteer time and efforts, what if I told you that your past and future volunteer work can actually boost your career? Well, it can. And here’s … Continue reading

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Job Applications: Back to the Basics

With so much discussion around online job search, resumes and networking, it’s easy to forget the basics of completing an effective job application, which by the way, is typically online too. So before you rush right through your application and … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour: Now THAT’s How you Work It, Girl!

Ever have the feeling that you just have to do something, but at the same time getting it done seems to elude you? A few months ago I became intrigued with the idea of a virtual book tour. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Business Casual: Dressing for Success

I NEVER thought I would wear a Hawaiian print dress and sandals to work, but I did. And that’s because in Hawaii, every Friday is Aloha Friday. And so, everyone, I mean pretty much everyone, wears the same attire. Now, … Continue reading

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What to Delete from Your Resume Right Now!

Grab a pen right now and strike out the useless items below.  They can and will put you at an unfair disadvantage if you include them on your resume.  How so? Hiring managers are human.  And where there are humans, … Continue reading

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Making Military Love Work

When a fellow long-time milspouse and fellow author asked me to share my thoughts about making military love work, I was delighted. Anyone who knows me knows that I am more than happy to do so at any given point … Continue reading

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Get Creative about Your Calling

We all have a calling…something that we were meant to do for a living. Unfortunately, we sometimes think we have to give up that calling just because we are military spouses, but that simply is not true! Sure, we may … Continue reading

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What the Heck is a Portable Career?

We military spouses are accustomed to picking up and moving at a moment’s notice. As far as we are concerned, everything is portable, including our careers. But, if you are a new bride or a stay-at-home-mom who is considering starting … Continue reading

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Want a Job? Don’t answer that Phone!

It never fails, the call you have been waiting for always comes at the worst time, like when the movers are packing up your household goods for the next PCS or your deployed hubby is on the other line. And … Continue reading

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Master the Virtual Interview Now!

Remember the first time you used a web cam to communicate with your loved ones? I do. We were stationed in Hawaii and I purchased and mailed a web cam to my sister on the mainland so we could have … Continue reading

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