Puerto Rico EDI: Spouse Support Summit (December 2021)
Puerto Rico EDI: Employment and VA Benefits Workshop – December 11, 2021, 9am-4pm AST
The Veterans Benefit Administration’s Division of Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED), in partnership with the Department of Labor Veteran Employment and Training Service (VETS) invited all military spouses of any transitioning Service members to a special event featuring employment workshops, VA Benefits 101, Social and Emotional Health Resources, and Survivor and Casualty Assistance Resources.
Participants learned about:
- How to think like an employer and market yourself by developing your professional introduction and learning how to identify and expand your network.
- Using LinkedIn features to highlight your profile and expand your network, along with finding information on federal hiring authorities for military spouses.
- Key tactics to identify your eligibility for VA programs and services. This instructor-led training was virtual via the Microsoft Teams platform.