Month: August 2020

68. Transition & Remote Work

Show Notes | August 27, 2020 | Episode 68 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partners at Instant Teams. In this episode, Kimber talks with Jen Amos of US VetWealth about military transition and how remote work can support. We also learn from Jen how suicide is a very present danger in transitioning …

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67. #Hired: Don’t Wait to Apply

Show Notes | August 25, 2020 | Episode 067 Considered a nonessential employee, Elizabeth Raines was laid off from her tutoring job at a local elementary school during the COVID-19 pandemic.  After joining VirtForce, she quickly turned her situation around and got a remote job with e-commerce giant Amazon.   Elizabeth discovered VirtForce a year ago when she …

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66. Army Wife Network

Show Notes | August 20, 2020 | Episode 66 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partners at Instant Teams. In this episode, Kimber talks with Army Wife Network Owner and “Commander” Sharita Knobloch. Sharita refers to the events that led to her current job as “one big no-plan plan.” First of all, she didn’t …

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65. #Hired: Know What Your Skills are Worth

Show Notes | August 18, 2020 | Episode 065 Jeannine Ricker heard about VirtForce by accident. She was perusing through a couple of other military affiliated and spouse employment opportunity websites when she just happened to stumble upon the VirtForce podcast.  Through the podcast Jeannine was able to improve her LinkedIn profile and virtual interview skills to get #hired. …

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64. VirtForce Candidate Profiles

Show Notes | August 13, 2020 | Episode 64 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partners at Instant Teams. In this episode, we’re walking you through the ins and outs of your VirtForce candidate profile, including how to complete a profile of your own and why it’s important.  Your candidate profile is a …

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63. #Hired: New Remote Career + New Friend

Show Notes | August 11, 2020 | Episode 063 After joining VirtForce, Alicia Emmel found two surprises – a killer new remote career AND a new friend. She researched different companies by combing through the VirtForce Facebook Group’s posts and comments, and found an opportunity to become a revenue cycle analyst at Ensemble Health Partners. Alicia also …

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62. Digital Skill Readiness

Show Notes | August 6, 2020 | Episode 62 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partners at Instant Teams. It comes with a Free Download: Remote Tools by Instant Teams. Just knowing how to use the Internet does not prepare you for a remote job. That’s why learning digital office communication and collaboration tools …

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61. #Hired: Don’t Rely On Online Applications

Show Notes | August 4, 2020 | Episode 061 What’s the one piece of job search advice Laura would get tattooed across her forehead if she could? “Don’t solely rely on online applications!” After taking a few months off after having her daughter and moving back to the US from overseas, Laura landed her dream job as a part-time, …

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