Contingency Recruitment

Placing Veterans in New Careers Never Gets Old

Connie Metzger may not be a veteran, but she sure likes recruiting them. Twelve of the 27 years she spent at Air Products were in talent acquisition, and she worked closely with Bradley-Morris’s recruiting services team to staff her positions. “Bradley-Morris was a great resource for bringing in veterans. I hired lots of machinist mates,… Read more »

Our Sourcing Tools Deliver the Best Way to Hire Veterans

The Best Way to Hire Veterans Just like in real estate, location, location, location is the name of the game when searching for the best way to hire veterans. Where companies source candidates directly impacts how many veterans they’ll find. There are currently 18.8 million veterans in today’s job market, with 250,000 more joining their… Read more »

Junior Military Officers Deliver Agile Leadership

We’ve turned the corner on “business as usual” in most industries. Early adopters of disruption and technology have gained an edge over some tried-and-true companies late to adopt a technology strategy. Some examples: Amazon’s disruption of retail sent Wal-Mart and Target rushing into online business and forcing innovation. Thanks to Uber and Lyft, calling a… Read more »

Fill Construction Jobs with Veterans

Although the U.S. construction industry is growing at a healthy pace, there are challenges facing the industry. A lack of skilled workers coupled with retiring baby boomers means attracting younger talent is imperative to fill construction jobs. The solution? Hire veterans. Many transitioning servicemembers possess the desirable skills, and many executed or managed construction projects… Read more »

How to Secure Talent When the Veteran Unemployment Rate is at a 50-Year Low

Reading a headline like “Veteran unemployment rate is at a 50-year low,” is something to celebrate. Veterans are a group of talented individuals, which are instinctive to rally behind because they have served our country and acquired amazing skill sets in the process. However, let’s keep in mind that “Veteran unemployment rate is at a… 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 »

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 »