Case Studies

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 »

Military Recruiting Services Case Study: Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.

Here’s another case study from a company taking advantage of BMI’s military recruiting services to assist with their growing human resources needs. A senior level workforce approaching retirement age coupled with the explosive growth in business presented HMSA with a challenging human resources need. Find the full case study here.

Three Common Military Stereotypes

I’ve heard them all. Between consulting with employers regarding the advantages of hiring military, to hearing stories from those service members I’ve placed in the civilian world, to my own personal experiences transitioning into the civilian sector, I’ve heard military stereotypes that run the gamut from John Wayne to Rambo to more recently The Hurt Locker…. Read more »

Military Candidate Hiring Process Tips

Many employers that I work with (the most successful ones) attack the military candidate hiring process with calculated precision, like the movements of a fine watch. Likewise, my experience has been when military sourcing / hiring / recruiting isn’t working for a client, the hiring process is often the culprit. From resume screening to online… Read more »

Action Learning in the Military

Business leadership and military leadership share many people development ideas. GE is considered one of the best (if not *the* best) leader developers in corporate America. I enjoyed a recent leadership development podcast on CEO Talk Radio with Noel Tichy. Noel ran GE’s Crotonville leadership campus and was responsible for incorporating action learning. The idea… Read more »

A Business Case for Hiring Military

The business case for hiring military is all about business performance. Most CEOs understand the relationship between hiring for performance and business performance: A performance team directly contributes to the bottom line. Related to this, many success stories have established that military-experienced talent has a proven track-record of performance. Long before hiring military was a… Read more »

Bradley-Morris, Inc. placements featured in Fortune: “How Amazon learned to love veterans”

Fortune’s recent article, “How Amazon learned to love veterans”, features Dan Fay and Joe Velasquez, Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) placements. Joe is on the trike in this picture: Read the full article here. Companies interested in hiring military via programs like Amazon’s can contact Bradley-Morris, Inc.

Military Leader to Corporate Leader – Bryan Blew

One of the best parts of being with Bradley-Morris for 11 years is the success stories. Bryan Blew is a star. I had the pleasure of placing Bryan as he transitioned. Enjoy his story, in his words: “I trace my professional, private sector success directly back to my time at the United States Air Force Academy. My… Read more »

Hiring Technical Talent – a “no-brainer”

When talking with technical hiring managers, they belong to one of two camps. They either believe what they do is very specialized and that prospective employees need industry-specific experience. Or, they know they can teach the right person, someone with a good technical base, their specific equipment/service. The latter group understands the value of “transferable… Read more »

How to develop a military hiring plan

More companies than ever are putting a focus on hiring military. This is great news for both industry and for veterans. American industry needs good people, however, if a company doesn’t plan for it, qualified veterans are often missed in the hiring process. With more companies investing time and resources into sourcing and hiring military,… Read more »