These summer jobs are perfect for military teens

These summer jobs are perfect for military teens

By Lizann Lightfoot When you’re a military kid, you may not have many options for a summer job, especially if you’ve just moved to a new base or live in a foreign country. Luckily, military kids have some unique employment opportunities on base, no matter where they are stationed. These jobs are offered through different […]

How to really make a difference for milspouse employment

By Sarah Peachey Author’s note: In July, MilitaryOneClick shared Jeremy Hilton’s article, “Why Military Spouses Can’t Have It All,” which detailed what makes military spouse employment so difficult. You can read it here. Most military spouses can say how hard it is to find employment. The average military spouse seeks new employment every one to […]

Why Military Spouses Can’t Have It All

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Jeremy Hilton, military spouse and author of this piece, for his permission to reprint it here on MilitaryOneClick. It was originally published here.  Last Friday, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behind the Force: A […]

Practice Makes Perfect: Military Rehearsal Skills for Business

How to make military skills work for civilian businesses.

One of the most prominent things that I remember while training as a young 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Benning, GA was the use of rehearsals.  We did rehearsals for everything: Parachute Landing Falls (PLF) for Airborne training, gunnery drills for mortar training, and tens of different Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for patrolling while at Ranger […]

5 Military Skills That Create Civilian Career Success

Military veterans become great employees for companies and government agencies when they translate, adapt, and apply their military skill sets to their new careers.  The combination of military professionalism attributes of dedication, initiative, leadership, ethics, and safety focus with military skills that are adapted to a new career are unstoppable. Listed below are five military skills […]