Posts Tagged: military veterans

Lessons Learned: What Military Service Taught These Veteran Business Owners

By Julie Bawden Davis Writer/Author/Publisher/Speaker, Garden Guides Press American Express OPEN Forum highlights Tim Best, CEO of BradleyMorris and RecruitMilitary. Click here to read the full article.

The Number One Mistake Companies Make When Launching a Military Recruiting Initiative

Has this happened to you? You are sitting in a recruitment strategy meeting where it is decided that your company wants to add military veterans to the list of diversity targets for the coming year. Not having much familiarity with the military, you are scrambling for ideas on where to find these candidates. A quick… Read more »

Highlights from the SHRM 2010 Military Event; What Employers Need to Know About the New DOL Job Corps Demonstration Project for Veterans

Kudos to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for incorporating a new session at its annual conference which focused on issues surrounding military veterans entering or returning to the civilian workforce.  The 2010 Annual Conference and Expo, which concluded on June 30th in San Diego, offered a modified 2-day program entitled “Military Veterans: Transitioning… Read more »

Creative Ways to Recruit Veterans to Your Workforce Part 1: Internships

I hear it time and again – the number one reason employers cite for not actively recruiting military veterans to their workforce: “I’m not sure they have the skills we need.” The reality is that most employers and recruiters don’t have familiarity with the breadth and depth of jobs we have in the military. What… Read more »

An Update on Tax Credits for Hiring Military Veterans

Back in December I posted a blog on how hiring military veterans can save your company money through the use of a tax credit called the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). This credit is available via IRS Form 5884 to organizations that employ certain categories of veterans. Thanks to The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act… Read more »

Veterans Jobs – Employer Spotlight: 1-800-GOT-JUNK? (Franchise – Full Service Junk Removal Company)

Throughout the course of 2009 I am spotlighting companies large and small who understand the value that veterans bring to their organization. These are companies that are successfully utilizing the many skills and talents of military members. These organizations demonstrate sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some or all of… Read more »