We have designed a day to inspire and empower military spouses wherever they may be in their career progression.
Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014
Military spouses, servicemembers, and veterans are invited to attend the free 2014 Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®,” in Old Town Alexandria, Va., hosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Wednesday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St. Check-in and a complimentary breakfast begin at 8:15 a.m.
The executive sponsor for this award-winning event is JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Military spouses looking for a job now or preparing for a future career can attend informative workshops and speak with experts and employers who can offer assistance. Five-minute résumé critiques and professional LinkedIn photo shoots will be available throughout the day.
The symposium opens with the Spouse & Policy Panel focusing on tips and information about state policies and national programs that assist military spouses to advance their career opportunities.
Concurrent session workshops include:
- “Résumé Writing and LinkedIn Strategies for Military Spouses”
- “Your 30-Second Commercial: How to Work a Networking Event or Career Fair”
- “Military Spouse Life Coaching”
- “Dress for Success”
The keynote address will be delivered by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, an accomplished legislator, a mother of three and a military spouse.
During lunch, a “Real Spouses, Real Stories” panel will highlight how fellow military spouses have navigated a wide variety of industries and strategic volunteerism opportunities to keep their careers on the move.
“I want to thank our executive sponsor, JPMorgan Chase & Co., for making this second award-winning event this year possible. We have designed a day to inspire and empower military spouses wherever they may be in their career progression,” says MOAA President Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan. “I would also like to thank our gold sponsor, Mercer Consumer, and our bronze sponsor, Sittercity, for their continued support.”
At the conclusion of the conference, conference attendees will receive a special gift from Stella & Dot.
To register and learn more about the symposium, visit http://www.moaa.org/spousesymposium.
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The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest officers association with more than 380,000 members from every branch of service, including active duty, retired, National Guard, Reserve, and former officers and their families and survivors. MOAA is a nonprofit and politically nonpartisan organization and an influential force in promoting a strong national defense. MOAA represents the interests of service members and their families in every stage of their lives and careers. For those who are not eligible to join MOAA, Voices for America’s Troops is a nonprofit MOAA affiliate that supports a strong national defense. For more information, visit http://www.moaa.org or http://www.voicesfortroops.org.
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