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May

05

2023

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Twelve Million Plus: Charli’s Story

It’s Military Spouse Appreciation Month! Today, we’re highlighting a military spouse and one of our Twelve Million Plus community members. Charli is a military spouse born and raised in a military family. Her father served in the Army, her brother was in the Marines, and her husband was active-duty Army for 14 years. She and Read more…

Apr

04

2023

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Jerie Ann

Meet Jerie Ann, one of our Remote Team Members. Jerie Ann is a Program Assistant with the USO Military Transitions Program. She’s an Air Force veteran, military spouse, and working mom. Jerie Ann’s Remote Journey We’re thrilled to share another one of our team member’s stories. Jerie Ann served in the USAF for three years Read more…

Mar

03

2023

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Why the Military Spouse Hiring Act Matters

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) recently introduced the Military Spouse Hiring Act in Congress.  “Our service members and their families make countless sacrifices for our security and freedom,” said Senator Kaine on his website.   “In turn, we have a responsibility to take care of them—and that must include helping America’s talented military spouses access a Read more…

Mar

03

2023

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Third Places: A “Great Good Place” Outside of Work and Home

We all strive to frequently visit our “happy place,” but have you ever heard of “third places?” If not, here’s your fun fact of the day. If your home is your first place, then work is your second place, and your “third place” is something else entirely outside your home or office. (Sociologist Ray Oldenburg coined Read more…

Mar

03

2023

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No Luck Required Here. All Skills.

Growing your career or finding a new job is overwhelming. We get it. Sometimes it feels like you need to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow to make any progress.  At Instant Teams, we’re all about skills and skills-based hiring. (Fun fact: did you know our company name used to Read more…

Feb

02

2023

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Heather

Meet Heather, an Instant Teams Remote Team Member. Heather is a Marine Corps spouse and business management professional with 14 years of experience. She’s worked in higher education, military support services, venture capital firms, not-for-profits, and data management. Heather’s Remote Work Journey Growing up in a military family and then marrying into the military, Heather Read more…

Feb

02

2023

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Meet Twelve Million Plus

It’s official! We’re so excited to share that our new mobile app, Twelve Million Plus, is NOW LIVE! “The more than twelve million military spouses come from diverse backgrounds, have unique experiences, and face constant challenges. We’ve designed 12M+ to modernize how they connect and gather resources, and we aim to remove existing barriers in Read more…

Feb

02

2023

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Black History Month Through the Eyes of a Military Spouse

by Alexis Kimotho, Recruitment and Relationship Specialist for Instant Teams Black History Month, to me, is a month that encompasses resilience, the power of storytelling, and the journey of a group of people. My life has been filled with, and centered around, Black history lectures, study, and experiences. All of these elements have built a Read more…

Dec

12

2022

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Instant Teams Success Stories: Meet Ariane

Meet our Business Analyst, Ariane. Ariane is a military spouse, a working mom, and a key member of our Customer Success team. We’re thrilled to share her story! Ariane’s Remote Work Journey As an Army spouse, Ariane juggled frequent moves, deployments, and child care. It made it difficult to find a job in her career Read more…

Nov

11

2022

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Anne

Meet Instant Teams’ FIRST employee, Anne! She has been at Instant Teams since September 2017. Anne is an Army veteran and working parent.  Anne first met Instant Teams Founder and CEO Liza Rodewald at a veteran hiring event at Fort Drum in New York. She had recently finished her four-year Army contract, where she played Read more…