Trump’s apprenticeship initiative - why veterans make the best candidates. Have you heard about President Donald Trump’s apprenticeship initiative? More details to come this week, but here’s what we know... Let’s recap - Trump wants to see more apprenticeship opportunities in an effort to: Decrease unemployment. Give job seekers the skills they need to land jobs. [...]
It's easy to think of veteran service organizations (VSOs) in terms of lodges, parades, "funny hats," and where senior veterans gather. But, we encourage our post-9/11 veterans to re-think VSOs like the American Legion and VFW. These organizations and their professionals are fighting to get the best benefits and resources for our nation's veteran and military [...]
The topic of veteran recruiting and hiring is more important than ever before, but do you know the latest trends? Check out this brief recap of the 2017 Veterans Talent Index report and highlights of what every employer should know.
Recruiting military to fill your open jobs is not an easy feat. What challenges does your organization face when recruiting from the military? Daniel Nichols reflected on his experience in corporate recruitment and military transition to identify the most common fails of recruiting military for civilian jobs. Which of the following sound all to familiar? #1: Failing to look beyond [...]
Hiring military veterans is more than good business; companies that hire military veterans enjoy many advantages. Today’s transitioning military vets have all of the traits that make for an excellent employee. They are dependable, loyal, and disciplined, not to mention the transferable skills that make them great leaders, team players, and workers. What Are the Reasons to [...]