#Hired Success Stories

135. #Hired: Promoted in Under 12 Months

Show Notes | March 7, 2022 | Episode 135 Army Spouse Larrissa Pearce listened to a TED Talk that said, women often don’t apply for jobs unless they meet 100% of the criteria, which is not always true of their male counterparts. Men will take a chance on themselves even if they have only 3 of the …

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131. #Hired: Leaning Into Confidence

Show Notes | February 7, 2022 | Episode 131 Do you ever get in your own head about something? Do you hear that voice of doubt when going for something new?  That’s where milspouse Jaqi York found herself when she decided to pursue a remote career with Intuit as a QuickBooks Live bookkeeper. She had 25 years of …

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129. #Hired: Trust the VirtForce System

Show Notes | January 24, 2022 | Episode 129 “Trust the system.” That’s something milspouse Christine Falvo has learned in her new role working remotely for Travelers, and the same applies for VirtForce. “Trust what you see on VirtForce,” she says. The jobs are solid. They have been vetted. VirtForce has done the work. If you see an opportunity that interests …

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127. #Hired: Use Resources to Better Yourself

Show Notes | November 8, 2021 | Episode 127 Are you stationed outside the continental US or are you headed there soon? This challenge can feel overwhelming. It can feel like your career opportunities are like sand slipping through your hands.  There is hope for you. Today, we meet Abigail Grizzle who has four pieces of advice to share with …

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125. #Hired: Take Time to Find Something You Love

Show Notes | October 25, 2021 | Episode 125 Has your career ever led you in a totally surprising direction? VirtForce Member Maria Gaines never saw herself working in accounting or bookkeeping, but now she loves her new career with QuickBooks Live.  This stay at home mom of three little boys and a soon-to-be little girl …

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123. #Hired: Stay Open-Minded

Show Notes | October 12, 2021 | Episode 123 Kelly was hoping to find a “side hustle” on the VirtForce Job Board, but instead she found a full-time leadership role at a startup.  Kelly was casually keeping an eye on the job board when an interesting opportunity popped up – the scoping engineer role with Flagsin …

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121. #Hired: Narrow Down Your Options

Show Notes | September 27, 2021 | Episode 121 AnnaLissa Theodule started out by looking for a temporary part-time role, but found a career she loves through VirtForce.  Before AnnaLissa joined VirtForce, she was aimlessly applying for six months. After using advice from the VirtForce Podcast, she narrowed her intentions and found a job she loves in just 4 …

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119. #Hired: Research Behavioral Interview Questions

Show Notes | September 13, 2021 | Episode 119 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partner Stay at Home Profit.  After looking for virtual work off and on for years, Lauralee Lambert got serious about her remote job search, and landed a fun and exciting remote role with Travelers in just two months.  Lauralee’s advice …

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117. #Hired: Be Ready When Opportunity Strikes

Show Notes | August 30, 2021 | Episode 117 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partner Stay at Home Profit.   Milspouse Victoria Strand applied for her dream job. After a month of not hearing back, she took a job with Instant Teams. On her first day of work, she got an email from the other company. …

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97. #Hired: Never Miss a Job File

Show Notes | March 29, 2021 | Episode 97 This episode is sponsored by our military spouse employment partner Stay at Home Profit.   After moving from South Africa to the United States as a military spouse, Anicia Myers wanted to explore remote career options.  An experienced teacher with a post graduate certificate in education, Anicia was looking to pivot …

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