Employers

21st Century Warship a Showcase for Military Talent

A friend of mine recently attended the commissioning of the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in Baltimore and I enjoyed learning about this technical marvel. It was interesting to hear that this ship, one of the largest and most technologically advanced warships in the fleet, only carries a third of the crew of previous destroyers. Doing more with… Read more »

Secure Your Company by Hiring a Military-Experienced IT or Cyber Professional

In honor of Cyber Security Awareness month, I want to address a common question I hear from employers: “I work for an organization that has nothing to do with IT or software, so how can I justify investing in Cyber Security talent when it doesn’t contribute to the bottom line?” Almost every company is involved… Read more »

How to Leverage Government Relocation When Hiring a Transitioning Veteran

One of the most common questions I receive when speaking with employers is, “How can I find solid local candidates to fill my open roles?” If you’re looking for a very specific skill set or background, it can be challenging to find the right job seeker in your area. Many employers don’t have the budget… Read more »

5 Ways to Have Success in Hiring Military

I recently read Daniel Nichols’ post regarding the “Top 10 Fails of Military Recruiting” . Daniel makes good points but I like to focus on the positives. So here are some bright-spots, that is, 5 ways to have success in hiring military that are put into action each day by my team for our employer clients…. Read more »

Hiring Military is Like Learning To Golf

The internet is awesome – news flash, right? What I mean is that you can teach yourself so many things from guides and videos on the internet. I have a colleague, who is not a handyman by any means, who took apart and fixed his washing machine with a $1.50 part thanks to a youtube… Read more »

Bradley-Morris, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Employers Hire Veterans with the Release of National Military Hiring Event Dates

Atlanta, Georgia – July 7, 2016 – Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., announced Q3 dates for their national military hiring events today. These dates, including those for ConferenceHire® and TargetHire® Events, offer convenient and effective hiring solutions for corporate recruiters and hiring managers.

Company Benefits

In today’s competitive job market, a great compensation package is not enough to attract and retain employees. That’s why more and more companies are now offering creative benefits and fostering company culture to increase employee satisfaction and success. As an employee, you don’t want to let these great company benefits go to waste because you… Read more »

Digging into the recent LinkedIn Veteran Insight Report

As we approach July 4th, I took some time digging into the recent LinkedIn Veteran Insight Report. Whether it be patriotic or performance motives, it’s great to see the changing tide regarding veteran hiring in Corporate America. In 2001, when I started with Bradley-Morris, we looked for one of two things to get corporate buy-in:… Read more »

Military-Experienced Executives Series: Jerry Ashcroft

I had the opportunity to speak with military-experienced executive Jerry Ashcroft who was recently selected to be the Chief Executive Officer of an iconic oil and gas industry brand. Mr. Ashcroft was a decorated Major in the United States Marine Corps. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA… Read more »

Ask the Rep: How does my regional company compete with Fortune 500s to hire talent?

“How does my regional company compete with Fortune 500s to hire talent?” was the question asked from a young hiring manager who attended a recent Bradley-Morris ConferenceHire military hiring event. I love this stuff. I blogged on David versus Goliath previously. All in all though, I take great satisfaction in helping employers of any size… Read more »