Posts Tagged: hire military

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 »

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 »

Transocean Case Study: Military Service Members Have What It Takes

Transocean enlists Bradley-Morris, Inc. to assist in hiring candidates for their rigorous on and off shore training program. With the pressing effort to hire the 25 individuals from the U.S. for the one-time training program, Transocean called on Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) to assist. Knowing that military service members have what it takes to make it… Read more »

Looking to Recruit Military Veterans? What You Need to Know About Military Transition Centers.

One of my most popular educational topics on recruiting military veterans is a seminar entitled “Military Applicant Sourcing Options”.  In that session I cover over a dozen approaches to sourcing veteran talent and the pros and cons of each approach.  The source that most recruiters find to have a lot of potential but also a… Read more »

There’s More to Military Hiring Programs than Recruiting Junior Military Officers (JMO’s)

I ran across a recent article entitled “Officer vs. Enlisted: Does Rank Matter in Corporate America?” written by Michael Dakduk, Deputy Executive Director of Student Veterans of America and a former Sergeant in the Marine Corps.  He reviewed the career web sites of a number of companies that are well known and regarded as being… Read more »

OFCCP Audits: How Will You Answer the Outreach to Veterans and Persons with Disabilities Questions?

I’ve recently come across some LinkedIn discussions, blogs and articles on Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audits.  The one thing that seems to be catching HR professionals by surprise during the audits is the OFCCP’s interest in their company’s demonstrated outreach to veterans and persons with disabilities. Patricia Shiu (the Director of OFCCP)… Read more »