Employers

Hiring Veterans Gives Retail Employers a Competitive Edge

The retail landscape is evolving, and it still needs great people to work in it. What’s the best way to find them? A Great Fit for Retail Careers One recruiter for a major national retail chain summed it up perfectly: “Veterans make good retail employees for the same reasons that they make good employees in… Read more »

Hiring Veterans Solves Manufacturing Workforce Planning Challenges

What’s happening in today’s economy often impacts today’s labor force. In January 2018, employment in manufacturing remained on an upward trend (+15,000). Durable goods industries added 18,000 jobs. Manufacturing has added 186,000 jobs over the past 12 months. According to Manufacturing Business Technology, several economic trends are affecting the labor force in 2018. Global growth… Read more »

Why Companies Can’t Find the Veteran Talent They Need

The search for veteran talent has never been more challenging. More than two-thirds of organizations hiring full-time staff reported difficulties in recruiting for job openings, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This time around, the candidates are driving the bus. According to data collected by MRINetwork, 86% of recruiters and 62% of employers felt… Read more »

Bradley-Morris Receives Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification

Today, Mark Buehlman, the Virginia Values Veterans Regional Program Manager – Hampton Roads, presented Tim Best, Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) CEO, with BMI’s V3 certification. The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) certification program seeks to help employers throughout Virginia better understand the veteran talent pool and endeavors to effectively train employers on current best practices for recruiting, hiring,… Read more »

We Don’t Headhunt, We Connect

You’re looking to hire a veteran. You’ve likely heard about the tangible and intangible skills that this group brings to an organization; not only do they have highly developed leadership skills, they have a history of delivering results and working successfully within a team. But where do you start? When it comes to finding a… Read more »

Bradley-Morris Mentioned in Article Discussing How to Write Great Content for Veterans

ERE.net posted an article recently with tips on how to write great content for veterans and Bradley-Morris, Inc. was mentioned. The title of the article was “Create Recruiting Content for Veterans in 5 Simple Steps” and was authored by Caroline Kangas. An excerpt can be found below: “Step 5: See an opportunity to help? Provide… Read more »

Craig Griffin, Chief Business Development Officer – 20 Year Anniversary

Today marks Chief Business Development Officer Craig Griffin‘s 20th year at Bradley-Morris, Inc. He joined the company in 1997, six years after its conception. Prior to leading Bradley-Morris’ business development, Craig served in a succession of positions of increasing responsibility including candidate recruiter, regional operations manager, vice president and senior vice president of operations. During this… Read more »

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 »

The Power of the Veteran Brand When Hiring

Although primarily written for a military job seeker audience, the U.S. News & World Report article The Power of the Veteran Brand When Job Searching also gives employers an idea of the extraordinary capabilities veterans bring to the civilian workplace. Peter A. Gudmundsson, President of Bradley-Morris’ subsidiary RecruitMilitary, lists certain attributes that military-experienced candidates have and should communicate to a… Read more »