The Challenge of Finding a Mobile Career

Naturally, I’m a planner. I even made a career out of planning by getting my Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. As sweet, unpredictable life goes, I happened to meet my Marine during my last year in school and all of my graduation plans began to change. I told my Dad I thought he was the

Recap of the Salute to Military Spouses Summit

It’s no surprise that I am a huge fan of the USO. I have been a volunteer with the NC chapter for over four years and have seen both as a volunteer and as a military spouse the many ways this organization assists and uplifts military families. On November 14, 2018, the USO put together

Book Review: 10 Steps to Predicted Success Out of the Uniform

Synopsis Marine Corps Veteran, Chris Hoffman, has made it his mission to help others transitioning out of the military.  He adds personal experience combined with research to guide service members through a process of “10 steps” to achieve success when you re-join the civilian world.  This is a self-help E-book that aims to inspire, educate,

The Growing Popularity of Remote Work for Military Spouses

As many military spouses find out the hard way, the traditional 9 to 5 outside of the home is becoming increasingly difficult.  It is a myth that we have no desire to work or pursue our own careers.  In fact, military spouses are a very ambitious, compassionate, and driven population of people. However, when duty

Embracing Time and Life Lessons in Seoul

**Guest post by Lindsay Swoboda of Uplifting Anchor** What can I do right here and right now? This is the question I ask myself during the most challenging portions of my military spouse journey. It is not a question I automatically knew to ask, but it is one I have gained perspective with over time. Time

My Top 5 Favorite Military Spouse Owned Retail Businesses

Through social media and the art of collaboration, I have been able to interact with some amazing military spouse entrepreneurs.  Out of the numerous companies owned by some pretty talented milspouses, I have chosen my top five favorite retail companies.  Not only do each of these businesses carry some fabulous products that I completely stand

5 Soft Skills Employers Desire that Military Spouses Possess

We are living in a time where technology is rapidly advancing, higher degrees are preferred by employers, and the competition in the job market continues to grow fierce.  Beyond your education and experience, as well as that fabulous new suit you have pressed and ready to go, what will help you stand out? The answer