How to Develop a Portable Career As a Military Spouse

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As a military spouse, moving can sometimes seem like second nature to you. And the challenge of constantly hunting for a job can get pretty old. Between updating your resume, drafting cover letters and filling out applications, finding a new job can be its own full-time job. It may be time to think about developing career "portability" to make it easier to find a job after relocating.

Careers in teaching, nursing and technical or service-based jobs are highly portable and often in demand. These jobs will improve your chances of working in your chosen field even while moving every few years. Or create your own career as an entrepreneur and put your unique skills to work for you.

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