Posts Tagged: employers for military

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 »

The Power of the Veteran Brand When Hiring

Although primarily written for a military job seeker audience, the U.S. News & World Report article The Power of the Veteran Brand When Job Searching also gives employers an idea of the extraordinary capabilities veterans bring to the civilian workplace. Peter A. Gudmundsson, President of Bradley-Morris’ subsidiary RecruitMilitary, lists certain attributes that military-experienced candidates have and should communicate to a… 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 » MVE for Military Finalists Announced announced its 2010 finalists for the Most Valuable Employers (MVEs) for Military. Winners will be chosen and announced in honor of Armed Forces Day, May 15th. Finalists were chosen based on surveys in which companies outlined their hiring, training and retention plans for military-experienced talent. View the press release here. Ready your military resume… Read more »

The 2009 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military™, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, announced the winners of the 2009 Most Valuable Employers for Military. Some of the winning military-friendly companies include: BNSF Railway Company CACI International Inc Consolidated Edison, Inc. CSX Corporation For the full list, see the official announcement here.