Month: September 2020

77. #Hired: Be Clear About Your Hard-Lines

Show Notes | September 29, 2020 | Episode 77 As a military spouse with a toddler at home, Hannah Ledford knew she wanted a job she could take with her to the next duty station and allow her to work from home when needed. With a PhD in physiology, at first Hannah was set on going the academic route  ⁠— …

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76. Stop Apologizing ― Write it Right Part 1

Show Notes | September 24, 2020 | Episode 76 There are some words in your email and chat vocabulary you should NEVER use at work. No. We’re not talking about LOL and JK. These words are much sneakier and are covertly sabotaging your career.    One of the biggest tools you’ll use in the remote and virtual workplace …

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75. #Hired: Just Go for It 

Show Notes | September 22, 2020 | Episode 75 The military lifestyle can be frustrating when you have to pick a job you may not necessarily love, but it fits where you are at the time.  As a mom and step parent, Leila Hoy wanted a remote job she could do from home, so she could spend …

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74. Or Should I Go? ― Resigning Part 2  

Show Notes | September 17, 2020 | Episode 74 It can be tempting to keep your head down, keep a smile on your face and keep working until you’re totally burnt out in a role, but if you do, and especially if you are working remotely, how could you expect your management team to know how …

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73. #Hired: Stand Out with Video

Show Notes | September 15, 2020 | Episode 73 As an Air Force spouse moving across the country with her husband, Emily Snyder had to shift her career goals and expectations. After taking some job opportunities that weren’t the right fit, she took some time to self reflect. She narrowed down what she needed in a job …

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72. Should I Stay? — Resigning Part 1

Show Notes | September 10, 2020 | Episode 72 When you get an offer for a promotion or higher-paying job, it can be tempting to immediately turn in a resignation letter. However, there are several reasons why you should stop and think it over first.   When a great coworker leaves, you wonder, “Why didn’t the company make a counteroffer?” …

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71. #Hired: Work Social Media

Show Notes | September 8, 2020 | Episode 71 As a working mom of three and a PhD candidate, Lantisha Scott overcame COVID-19 quarantine layoffs with a flexible opportunity that supports her busy lifestyle. Lantisha discovered VirtForce through a Facebook Group for military spouses with advanced degrees. Lantisha is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in clinical psychology. With …

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70. VA Certified in 5 Weeks

Show Notes | September 3, 2020 | Episode 70 April Wilhelm built a successful remote career all while taking care of her premature newborn daughter in the NICU and living from hotel to hotel. Now, she’s created a course so other spouses can take care of their families and have a career by becoming a Certified Remote Virtual Assistant.   April and …

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69. #Hired: Finding a Job that will PCS with Me

Show Notes | September 1, 2020 | Episode 069 As a milspouse, Megan Wollenberg got tired of getting hired, working for a year or two, then leaving for the next duty station and having to do it all over again.  So she set out to find a job that would move around the country (or even the …

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