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Selecting a university to attend is one of the biggest and most stressful decisions a young person is tasked with making. When it comes to it, there are several benefits to choosing a small college instead of a major state university.  
Congratulations! Your teenager has been accepted to his college of choice — that’s a weight off of everyone’s shoulders. But now, the hard part: helping him prep for living independently, and overcoming the emotional hurdle of letting him go.
DISCLAIMER: These tips are mostly targeted for non-government jobs. Please consult with your local Human Resources office for tips regarding government resumes.
Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
PCSing isn’t that complicated. One military spouse shares her "tried and true" PCS checklist. Enjoy!
Last year, Catherine started a new job. It wasn’t a full-time position, but after years of unemployment, it was a personal milestone. With five previous PCSes ranging from Germany to Philadelphia, Catherine was finally able to focus on her own career.
We all make assumptions based on stereotypes and experiences. Over the years, I’ve gotten used to following the lead of my superstar wife, an Army civilian employee with a Ph.D. and an additional doctorate degree … not to mention a great singing voice.
In today’s American society, the number one question seniors get asked their final year of high school is some variation of, "So, what college are you going to next year?" Now, there is only one 'acceptable' answer to this question — anything other than, "I'm going to *insert college here* in the
At long last, you’ve landed a final interview for an awesome job overseas.
The month of May is a special time for our military, past and present, as they are commemorated for their sacrifice and dedication to our country during Military Appreciation Month. The role of the military spouse is also acknowledged as they have their own appreciation day on May 10.
Welcome to Germany! Here is a one-stop checklist to help get you settled in a timely manner:
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Moving abroad can be difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family. Take control of your routine — learn about the new job market and seek employment, find volunteer opportunities and further your education.
Understanding the SOFA agreement between the U.S. and Italy will set realistic expectations for career opportunities during your time in Italy. Dependents are not allowed to work on the economy or have in-home businesses (Example: Mary Kay, Arbonne, Scentsy, etc.).
Welcome to Italy! Here is your one-stop checklist once you’ve arrived at your new home in Italy:
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Attend in-processing and newcomers’ briefings.
Attend newcomer orientation.
Get your codice fiscale.
Get your soggiorno.
For years, Sharon Schell tried to get her father to talk about his experiences in World War II, but he kept them to himself.
As exciting as living in Europe can be, the honeymoon phase tends to fade away for most spouses once they’ve realized how difficult it can be to progress in their career field.