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Making Volunteering Work for Military Spouses

Posted: 07/16/2012 12:08 pm

Military spouses frequently face challenges in maintaining a career. Constant moves, deployments, and the military lifestyle have resulted in high unemployment among military spouses and a significant wage gap. This can affect the readiness, retention, and well being of the military community.

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We know that military spouses volunteer at a very high rate. Volunteering isn't just a great way to support the community, it's also a great way to learn and hone important job skills.

What if you could take your volunteer experience and the skills you gained and turn them into career skills on a resume? Well, now you can. Blue Star Families has created a resume builder to help you get started, sponsored by the Military Spouse Business Alliance.

 

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