VirtForce Podcast

150. Fed Up with Low Milspouse Pay

Show Notes | October 25, 2022 | Episode 150 You know what boils our blood? Military spouses not getting paid what they are worth. Highly educated and qualified people are going from making $100,000 a year to no more than $70,000 when they become a military spouse. What?! That’s crazy and unfair.  Career-driven milspouses should not have to …

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148. When to be an Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Show Notes | October 10, 2022 | Episode 148 When looking for remote work on the VirtForce Recruitment Arsenal there are two types of employment status – employee or independent contractor. What’s the difference?  We have VirtForce’s own attorney breaking down the pros and cons of both, so you can figure out which employment classification works best for the …

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147. #Hired by a Fortune 500 Company

Show Notes | August 19, 2022 | Episode 147 Remote work is not all gig-based or part-time. There are major Fortune 500 companies who are hiring military spouses in full-time, W-2 remote roles with benefits AND paths for promotion.  Milspouse Jennifer Hunter had some misconceptions about remote work. She did not think she would be able to …

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146. Climb the Career Ladder with Intuit

Show Notes | September 12, 2022 | Episode 146 Since partnering with VirtForce in 2019, 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗶𝘁 has built multiple ladders of 𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣. From gaining skills to getting work experience, Intuit is creating a culture of continuous learning and growth. 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗶𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿 𝗟𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗲𝗿: Gain skills and work experience by attending 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗶𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗺𝘆 Earn a Tax Level 1 Badge, which gives you …

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145. #Hired: Save Examples of Your BEST Work

If your boss sends you an email that says, “This is some of your 𝗕𝗘𝗦𝗧 work,” take a 𝑠𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛𝑠ℎ𝑜𝑡! Saving real life examples of how you excel on the job could lead you to your next promotion or even your 𝒅𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒎 𝒋𝒐𝒃. 

144. Intuit’s Academy is a Vibe

Show Notes | August 8, 2022 | Episode 144 Intuit has launched a brand-new free training course – Intuit Academy, where you can gain skills and unlock opportunities to help you get #hired as a Tax Associate at Intuit for the upcoming tax season.   If you lack 1-3 years of tax prep experience, you can now bypass that hurdle by …

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143. #Hired: How to Find LEGIT Remote Work

Show Notes | August 1, 2022 | Episode 143 When military spouse Laura Alpuche began her remote job search, she started with traditional job boards, like many of us do. Unfortunately, she quickly realized many of the remote opportunities ended up being scams.  After Laura discovered VirtForce she learned how to avoid scams. She simply stopped using those big traditional job …

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142. Are Travelers’ Benefits the G.O.A.T.?

Show Notes | May 9, 2022 | Episode 142 Generous paid time off, childcare discounts, 401k, pension and vacation discounts, employee benefits for remote jobs at Travelers may be the G.O.A.T. – Greatest of ALL Time. We recently held a Coffee & Connect with Travelers, where we brought real VirtForce job seekers together with military spouses who got #hired in …

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141. #Hired: Work from Home with Kids

Show Notes | April 25, 2022 | Episode 141  If you have kids at home, you need a remote job with flexibility, where you can work full-time, part-time or take a week off when needed. Stacci, a milspouse and homeschooling mom to two kids, found a remote customer service job where she can log in and …

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