Alexandria, Va., (PRWEB) October 13, 2015
The “Keeping a Career on the Move®” Military Spouse Symposium, a professional development seminar open to all military spouses, service members and veterans, will take place in Tampa, on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration opens at 8:15 a.m.). The event, hosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), will be followed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Networking Event and Hiring Fair Thursday, October 15. All events will be held at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa.
WHO: Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
WHAT: “Keeping a Career on the Move®” Military Spouse Symposium
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration opens at 8:15 a.m.)
WHERE: The A La Carte Event Pavilion
4050 Dana Shores Dr.
Tampa, FL, 33634.
Background: The “Keeping a Career on the Move®” Military Spouse Symposium” is a personal and professional development conference for military spouses who are planning to enter or re-enter the workforce or take the next step in their professional careers. The symposium builds the bridge to the workforce by offering military spouses the opportunity to engage in discussion with installation, community, state and federal representatives; local and national employers; and other military spouses.
The symposium opens with keynote speaker U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, who is the first woman to represent Florida’s 14th Congressional District in the U.S. Congress and is serving her fifth term.
To help prepare for these events:
- Bring copies of resume as FREE resume critiques will be available.
- Dress for success as FREE professional LinkedIn headshots will be taken.
- Carry business cards with name and contact information present.
- Download the MOAA Military Career Events mobile application (search for MOAA Career in the app store on a smart device) for all of the pertinent details regarding the symposium
Available for interview: Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, President and CEO of MOAA.
Christine C. “C.C.” Gallagher, Deputy Director, MOAA Spouse Programs, Karen Golden, Deputy Director, Government Relations Spouse Issues, other panelists and military spouses from Tampa area.
Media Note: Credential media interested in covering this event are encouraged to attend. For media inquiries about MOAA, please contact Nancy Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 838-0545.
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest and most influential association of military officers. With more than 390,000 members — active duty, former, retired, and National Guard and Reserve officers from all seven uniformed services and their spouses and surviving spouses — it is a powerful force speaking for a strong national defense and represents the interests of military officers and their families at every stage of their 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.
MOAA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moaa
MOAA Twitter: twitter.com/MilitaryOfficer
About Hiring Our Heroes:
Since Hiring Our Heroes began in March 2011, more than 1,500 companies have hired 27,200 veterans and military spouses as a result of 900 hiring events. In March 2012, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Capital One launched Hiring 500,000 Heroes, a national campaign to engage the business community in committing to hire half a million veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. This milestone was achieved in June 2015 when more than 500,000 veteran and military spouse hires were confirmed.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment.