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Moving is a stressful time for any family, but when your spouse is in the military it becomes even more complex. If you plan on seeking employment after the move, consider the following tips:

Plan ahead

  • Update your resume before the chaos begins. After you arrive in a new place you will be busy unpacking, and probably won’t have the energy or drive to update your resume.
  • Think about where you’re interested in working, and where your experience can take you. Do you prefer to be on base? Off base? What will your transportation situation be like?
  • Print many copies of your resume and make sure you can locate them after moving. Luckily, many job applications are done online these days. It also is a good idea to save your resume in your e-mail or to a flash drive.

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