Sherrill A. Curtis, SPHR has written a comprehensive guide to hiring military, Support from Behind the Lines: 10 Steps to Becoming a Military-Ready Employer. She has collected a breadth of information and presents it in a well organized manner. I also appreciate that she mentions placement firms and gives us the top bullet point on appendix… Read more »
For service-members, leaving the military is an exciting time but also an anxious experience. For hiring managers, understanding the dynamics of a military transition is critical for success in hiring military. The fundamentals my top clients understand: They know that timing is critical. The candidate is on a time line. Their “out date” will arrive… Read more »
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 »
Check out this case study regarding Callidus, a company that has had a great deal of success hiring military. “Callidus found itself experiencing a high-growth period, due in part to a demanding energy market as well as increased environmental awareness and legislation. While it is a technology-based firm, it seeks employees to fill a whole… Read more »
Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) announced their September / October 2008 hiring events schedule yesterday. The service is called ConferenceHire – pre-scheduled interviews with pre-screened candidates. More information can be found in the press release.