MilitaryByOwner at MOAA Spouse Symposium in D.C. Metro Area

Tue, Mar 17, 2015 @ 08:03 AM Jen McDonald Military Life

moaa-mastheadMilitaryByOwner Advertising is a proud sponsor of the MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) Spouse Symposium in Alexandria, Virginia on Monday, March 23, 2015. 
This event is free and open to all active duty, reserve, National Guard, retiree, veteran, and surviving military spouses, servicemembers, and veterans. The theme for this year's professional development conference is "Keeping a Career on the Move®."

Registration and Location

Monday, March 23rd, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.)

The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314 

Online registration is also available. 

What to Expect

The keynote address will be delivered by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), the youngest women ever elected to the House of Representatives. 

The opening panel, “Nuts and Bolts of Spouse Employment,” will focus on state and federal policies, national programs, installation resources, and local employment and educational opportunities that assist military spouses in advancing their career opportunities.

Other helpful workshops offered

• Résumé Writing Strategies for Military Spouses
• LinkedIn Strategies
• “Dollars and Sense” of Working Outside of the Home
• Transition: Life After the Military
• Home Based “Business In A Bag”
• Networking Your Way to Employment

After lunch, military spouses will lead a “Real Spouses, Real Stories” discussion. Attendees will learn about fellow military spouses who have navigated a wide variety of industries and strategic volunteerism opportunities to keep their careers on the move while "married to the military."

 Spouses will receive:

  • Resume critiques
  • Professional LinkedIn photos
  • Stella & Dot accessories 

Other Details

Download the MOAA Military Career Events mobile application (search for MOAA Career in your app store on your smart device) for all the pertinent details regarding the symposium. Complimentary food, beverages, and giveaways are included!

Visit with MilitaryByOwner!

Stop by MBO's booth and enter our free drawing! MilitaryByOwner Advertising, Inc., is your premier source for selling, renting, and finding homes near U.S. military bases. MilitaryByOwner is proud to support events for military, their families, and spouses, and looks forward to meeting you at the MOAA Spouse Symposium in Alexandria!

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