Victory Media launches enhanced Military Friendly® ratings for 2017, incorporating new public sources of data, proprietary survey data, and personal feedback from veterans. New award levels announced in early December highlight not just “Are you Military Friendly®?,” but “How Military Friendly® are you?”
In recent years, the concept of “bad actor” schools has taken center stage in the debate surrounding military and veteran education outcomes, largely becoming synonymous with “for-profit college.” With the failings of ITT and other schools before it and sure to come after, we understand the concern of students and parents, veterans and non-veterans alike. [...]
Victory Media hires Michael D. Stevens, 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (retired), as Chief Operating Officer.
Today’s colleges are faced with the challenge of attracting and engaging students who are primed for success. Since 2014, hundreds of thousands of Active Duty, National Guard and Armed Forces Reserve service members have benefited from the Post-9/11 GI Bill in order to earn a degree or certificate, with the numbers increasing dramatically every year. Schools [...]
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 [...]
Top Tips for Hiring Heroes 1) Learn the basics every recruiter should know about why veterans make great employees—from definitions of rank and branches of service, to how military skills and experience translate to civilian work, to benefiting from the military’s team- and mission-focused approach. Find out more here. 2) Research best practices of other [...]
The Military Friendly® Brands consumer survey launches to help benchmark and recognize social and material investments that corporations make in support of the military and veteran community.
Did you know that nearly 400,000 military service members will transition their skills to companies nationwide this year? What are you doing to compete for this diverse, disciplined pool of talent? Just one of the ways we’re helping companies like yours be Military Friendly® is by providing educational materials on best practices when it comes to recruiting from the military. After [...]
Woman Vetrepreneur® of the Year Finalists and Military Spouses appear on Shark Tank.
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 [...]