Transition Employment Assistance for Military Spouses and Caregivers (TEAMS) is a series of Department of Labor (DOL) employment workshops that extend the Department’s Transition Assistance Program to assist military spouses and caregivers as they plan and prepare for their job search in pursuit of their employment goals. All TEAMS workshops are instructor-led virtual training, provided at a variety of times, to meet the needs of individuals stationed throughout the world.
TEAMS workshops are stand-alone training modules. You can take all of the workshops or only a few and you can take them in any order that fits your availability and schedule.
TEAMS Website Guide
The TEAMS Website Guide (PDF) is a helpful resource supporting all TEAMS workshops.
It lists referenced resources and websites and is provided as a stand-alone product.
Workshop Descriptions, Schedule and Registration
This two-hour workshop provides participants the opportunity to use DOL online resources to define and explore career opportunities. Labor market information research will be used to select a career path or develop a job search plan.
This two-hour workshop defines professional credentials and their importance, illustrates pathways for credentialing, and identifies license and credential portability resources.
A four-and-a-half-hour workshop designed to create your most effective resume for the career you want. Trained facilitators will provide guidance and teach you to evaluate your resume and understand job application techniques.
This two-hour workshop is focused on using marketing techniques for your job search. We’ll explore networking opportunities and use multiple resources to develop an action plan for your job hunt.
This two-hour workshop provides an introduction to the federal hiring process. Participants review federal employment, special hiring authorities for military spouses and differences between federal and private sector resumes. In addition, participants set up accounts on USAJOBS and review features to assist in their job search.
This two-hour workshop walks participants through building their LinkedIn profiles. Participants learn how to create a profile that markets their professional brand, uses keywords to attract recruiters, and utilizes LinkedIn for skill endorsements and recommendations from their networks. This workshop is a prerequisite for the LinkedIn Job Search workshop.
Preparation is key for a great job interview. This two-hour workshop provides tips and coaching for job interviews and handling those hard-to-answer questions.
This two-hour workshop explains basic knowledge for salary, compensation, job offers and negotiation skills. Included exercises and resources will help you understand your worth to your next employer.
This two-hour workshop offers insider knowledge to utilize LinkedIn’s job search features. Participants learn how to set job alerts, connect with new people, join groups, and follow organizations to grow their networks. This workshop also shares a rare sneak peek into the recruiter’s view on LinkedIn providing invaluable insight into LinkedIn job searches.