THE MAJOR GROUP BLOG
MIL SPOUSE CAREER TALK
We are here to help our military spouses understand their MyCAA funding opportunities, career path options, employment resources, military life support, and much more. In fact, we’ll do everything we can to help you apply for military spouse scholarships and get access to free MyCAA-approved online training. Be the best “you” you can be with nationally-certified, portable and in-demand military spouse career training.
By: Rebecca Alwine Finding a career path that interests you is a huge step in the right direction. The next challenge is finding a certification program that you can afford. Luckily, if you're a military spouse, you may qualify for MyCAA, which can help you with...read more
By: Rebecca Alwine Show your appreciation to the military spouses in your life with a gift to keep them motivated. Military spouses wear a lot of hats, and the primary one is that of caregiver. They take care of their service member, of their friends, and sometimes...read more
May is Military Appreciation Month. During this month, Military Spouse Appreciation Day is recognized the Friday before Mother’s Day, so what better time to talk about some of the issues currently facing military spouses. Military spouse employment, for a variety of...read more
by Rebecca Alwine Each year, U.S. News and World Report publishes a list of the best jobs, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). When they are ranking the top occupations, they start with a list of jobs that have the highest number of projected...read more
Why Spring Cleaning is Good For Your Study Habits By Rebecca Alwine Imagine this: a beautiful spring afternoon when the children are napping, your house is spotless, and you can sit down with a cup of tea and study in a perfectly serene environment. Now that you've...read more
By Rebecca Alwine All too often we hear about fantastic programs like My Career Advancement Account or MyCAA, the career training scholarship sponsored by the Department of Defense. But rarely do we get to dive into the specifics. Frequently, military spouses fear the...read more
by Rebecca Alwine Back in high school, when you needed to study, it was monumentally easier to go into your room, shut your door and have a few hours of piece. These days? That’s nearly impossible. Military spouses have so much going on, that they barely have enough...read more
It’s the time of year for New Year’s resolutions. Everyone is talking about them, half the people hate them and refuse to make them and the other half loves them. As military spouses, we’re no strangers to taking advantage of a fresh start. This may just be the year...read more
Gift Yourself Career Essentials I love nothing more than finding the perfect gift for someone on my Christmas list! And my family finds me little things they know I love. But the things I really need to be my best at work and school; I gift myself. Here’s a short...read more
Give Yourself the Gift of Balance this Holiday Season It crept up on us again… the most wonderful time of the year. The panic has already set it for many people; decorating, hosting delicious dinners, volunteering, shopping, wrapping, and baking to start. The best way...read more
Three Reasons We’re Grateful for this Scholarship Opportunity Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and with it brings a feeling of gratitude for all that we have. From social media posts featuring “30 days of things you’re grateful for” to school projects to time...read more
Choose the best healthcare option for your career goal. How many times have you thought that the person drawing your blood is a vampire? Test tube after test tube... Makes you wonder. But if you've ever wondered if that was a career for you, check out these...read more
The Major Group offers the Dental Assisting Certification Program in partnership with Texas A&M International University and Tyler Junior College. Our courses are MyCAA Approved for 100% tuition assistance for eligible military spouses. In addition, this...read more
Sunshine, pools, BBQ, and beaches are on everyone’s mind this time of year. As school ends, summer will be in full swing and it will be over before we know it. Vacations and time at the local water parks will be a top priority for many families this summer. Many will...read more
Each May we celebrate military moms! The Major Group wants to thank all military moms, including military spouses, those serving with children, and mothers of our service members. The military community is very supportive of having children and raising a family, but...read more
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