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Laura Dempsey | November 8, 2013 | Comments (0)
On November 4th, Hiring Our Heroes, USAA, and La Quinta Inns & Suites hosted a networking reception to welcome corporate partners of the Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership.  The reception was held on the eve of MSEP’s annual conference and...
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Laura Dempsey | April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)
Laura Dempsey, Director of the Military Spouse Program Military spouse unemployment remains at a staggering 26% nationwide. There is a 42% wage gap across professions between military spouses and their civilian counterparts. Underemployment among military spouses, who are more educated on...
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Laura Dempsey | May 3, 2012 | Comments (0)
While you are reading this, one out of every four military spouses is unemployed.  A military spouse moves an average of 8 times during a servicemember's career.  Those moves often come with only a few weeks' notice. Maintaining employment under those conditions is obviously...