Contingency Recruitment

A Common Misconception of “Cost-Efficient” Hiring

It’s a common misconception that finding a new hire without any assistance from an outside hiring firm is the most cost effective option for an employer. I recently had a conversation with a prospective client on this very subject. We’d been talking over the last six months about a management position I wanted to help… Read more »

5 Points for Picking a Military Focused Firm

Partnering with a military focused recruitment firm is a significant business decision and one that should not be taken lightly. With an economic boost causing the U.S. to place a greater focus on hiring, (specifically hiring military), the landscape has become more complicated (competitive). This is a good thing for military talent but makes it… Read more »

Addressing a Challenging Recruiting Environment with Military Talent

If you are anything like me, your new year has already kicked off at a fast pace with the recruiting train steaming down the tracks. And with unemployment rates continuing to decline through the start of the new year, it will continue to become more challenging to find exceptionally qualified candidates for new and open career… Read more »

Military Recruiting Firms Case Study: Electric Motor and Contracting (EMC)

This case study addresses the staffing challenges within Electric Motor and Contracting and demonstrates how Bradley-Morris, Inc. was able to solve them. In order to meet the technical demands of their customers in a timely manner, EMC has turned to Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., to assist them in… Read more »

What’s the deal with military MOS, AFSC and Rates?

Unless you have a military background or have been involved with hiring large numbers of military people, figuring out military skills is a daunting task.  The Army and Marine Corps use “MOS” groups (Military Occupational Specialty).  The Air Force separates their skills into “AFSC” groups (Air Force Specialty Codes).  Finally, the Navy calls each of… Read more »

Hiring Navy Engineers

If you are seeking top engineering talent then look no further than the U.S. Navy. From their Nuclear Program to high-tech navigation and weapons, shipboard training and experience offers a direct skill connection with your plant or facility. Some of the vocations we place shipboard engineers into include: – Power Generation: Of course Navy ships… Read more »

Free Veteran Hiring

With the focus of the First Lady squarely on helping veterans, the “military recruiting” niche that my company has served for two decades has become increasingly popular. One question sometimes posed is, “With all of the free veteran hiring services, why should we engage a contingency-based service?” This is a great question. I wouldn’t pay… Read more »

Transition from military to civilian job requires tapping multiple resources

There is a good article in the Austin American-Statesman about hiring military from the candidates’ perspective. Both job seekers featured in the piece are Bradley-Morris, Inc. candidates – one who is in the process of job hunting (Dan Barnhart, pictured), and one who succeeded in his job search (Tedd Schonsheck). Tedd’s military experience contributed immensely… Read more »

Military in Manufacturing

Sandy Morris, CEO of military recruiting firm Bradley-Morris, Inc., was recently interviewed by America’s Business radio. Some of the topics covered included: – What staffing challenges are occurring for hiring authorities? – Are there volume hiring solutions, as well as one-to-one staffing solutions? – What industries are good ones for military-experienced talent? Click here to… Read more »

Hiring Military Case Study

Check out this case study regarding Callidus, a company that has had a great deal of success hiring military. “Callidus found itself experiencing a high-growth period, due in part to a demanding energy market as well as increased environmental awareness and legislation. While it is a technology-based firm, it seeks employees to fill a whole… Read more »