Contingency Recruitment

Decision Makers in the Hiring Process

We’re currently in a candidate-driven market, which means additional options for candidates and increased competition for employers. So what’s an employer with critical hiring needs to do? Companies can increase their odds of securing top military talent by focusing on understanding transferable skills and technical terminology. Furthermore, within a candidate-driven market, companies can’t afford to… Read more »

Ramp up diversity hiring with military talent

One of the ways Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) helps employers improve their diversity hiring is with military talent. The military was one of this country’s first integrated workforces and that tradition continues today. Employers rely on BMI to keep up-to-date with military talent sources because businesses typically don’t have the time, budget or expertise to do… Read more »

5 Tips for Developing a Winning Military Hiring Strategy

I recently learned a new acronym from an Army infantry leader: METT-T (Mission, Enemy, Terrain, Troops – Time). This acronym is commonly used for battlefield analysis and the organization of a plan of defense. I believe this acronym can likewise be applied to a winning military hiring strategy for your team. These are five simple… Read more »

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 »