Janet Farley

Janet Farley is the proud spouse of an Army veteran, a military brat, and sister of two Marines. She wrote an essay about her military spouse career journey called “What’s Missing?” in Stories Around the Table: Laughter, Wisdom, and Strength in Military Life.

Janet is an expert on military spouse career transition issues and the author of seven books, including Quick Military Transition Guide: Seven Steps to Landing a Civilian Job and The Military Spouse’s Employment Guide: Smart Job Choices for Mobile Lifestyles.

She offers service members and their families her own brand of straightforward career management and job search advice based on more than twenty years of experience working in placement and employment services within and outside the federal government. She is an advocate for all those who serve in uniform or those who gave their hearts to one.

She has been featured on Army Wife Network and Military Spouse Talk Radio. She is a past noted Powerhouse Spouse for the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network, and has been quoted as subject matter expert in Dallas Morning News, Sierra Vista Herald, the Augusta Chronicle and on CareerBuilder.  

Janet is a Spouse Education and Careers Panel Expert for the National Military Spouse Network (NMSN), a Certified Professional Resume Writer for the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, and a Certified Federal Job Search Trainer for the Federal Career Training Institute.

She is a columnist for Military Transition News and Military Officer’s Association of American (MOAA). She contributed to The 2-Second Commute by Christine Durst and Michael Haaren. She has also contributed to a number of national publications, including Stars and Stripes, Military Spouse, Military Money, Civilian Job News, and WSJ Career Journal.

She and her husband currently live in Germany.

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