Recruiting Services

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 »

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 »

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 Q&A with Peter Gudmundsson of RecruitMilitary

In 2016, the largest military recruiting company in the country was formed, offering hiring organizations access to more than 1,000,000 military job seekers via Bradley-Morris and RecruitMilitary. This new partnership means that employers now have access to contingency recruiting, military job fairs, employer branding, a veteran-focused publication and more in a one-stop shop. We had… 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 »

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 »