Hiring Strategy

Time To Change Your Focus When Hiring

It takes just six seconds to reject an applicant based on skills listed on a resume. According to an eye-tracking study, recruiters use those six seconds on rudimentary “pattern matching”— that is, hunting for keywords that match the open role. Imagine now that your keywords include only hardline technical requirements such as software programs and… Read more »

So Long, “Culture Fit,” Veterans Make Superior “Culture Adds”

Embedded in corporate hiring processes for years, the term “culture fit” began as a way of assessing whether a potential employee could sufficiently meld into a company’s work vibe. However, the practice of hiring based on cultural fit has increasingly become viewed as fraught with unconscious bias and as a roadblock to inclusivity and diversity…. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »