Case Studies

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 »

Hiring JMOs: JMOs are the way to go

I was speaking with a client recently who had worked with Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) before and had just joined a new company. He contacted us in pursuit of hiring JMOs (Junior Military Officers that are transitioning out of the military into a civilian career). He’d obviously had a good experience which I asked him to… Read more »

Veteran Employer Spotlight: USAA (Financial Services)

Throughout the course of 2009 I am spotlighting companies large and small who understand the value that veterans bring to their organization. These are companies that are successfully utilizing the many skills and talents of military members. These organizations demonstrate a sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some or all… Read more »

Hire Military Case Study: Kustom Signals

Below you will find a case study regarding another growing company that has begun an initiative to hire military. “Our success has been going like gangbusters with much of that being credited to the BMI (military) candidates we have hired,”…prior service members have what it takes to get the job done. Please find the full… Read more »

Hiring Military Candidate Profile: Marty Abbott

This article profiles a military-experienced job seeker, Marty Abbott, who has gone on to a varied and distinguished career. Abbott also advises those considering the military-to-civilian transition to carry their unique commitment to duty from the military into their civilian jobs. “That dedication to mission that service members have is a definite plus in the… Read more »

Recruiting Military Case Study: Atkinson

I’m posting another case study regarding an employer who has had success hiring military: Atkinson. “Due to an increase in public works funding, Atkinson Construction needed a reliable source for engineers, estimators, and site superintendents.   Hardworking, intelligent, imaginative and a willingness to learn are just a few of the qualities that Atkinson Construction looks for… Read more »

Veteran Employer Spotlight: Advanced Technology Services (ATS)

Throughout the course of 2009 I am spotlighting companies large and small who understand the value that veterans bring to their organization. These are companies that are successfully utilizing the many skills and talents of military members. These organizations demonstrate sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some or all of… Read more »

Military Recruiting Services Case Study – Aeroflex

Here’s another case study regarding a company that had success with prior-military personnel sourced via recruiting services, Aeroflex: “Aeroflex was seeking a reliable source of quality candidates for their sales positions.  Typically, Aeroflex sales managers market their products within the commercial and defense industries. Serious candidates to the company generally have a four-year college degree,… Read more »

Veteran Employer Spotlight: Place Trade Financial (Full Service Broker/Dealer/Financial Services)

Throughout the course of 2009 I am spotlighting companies large and small who understand the value that veterans bring to their organization. These are companies that are successfully utilizing the many skills and talents of military members. These organizations demonstrate sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some or all of… Read more »

Veteran-Friendly Employer Spotlight: Corrections Corporation of America

Throughout the course of 2009, I am spotlighting veteran-friendly employer companies, employers large and small who understand the value that veterans bring to their organization. These are companies that are successfully utilizing the many skills and talents of military members. These organizations demonstrate sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some… Read more »