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 »
Posts Tagged: recruiting veterans
Veteran Employer Spotlight: USAA (Financial Services)
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 a sincere desire to bring more veterans into their companies by doing some or all… Read more »
Recruiting Veterans: How Does Working for Your Company Compare to Serving in the Military?
Have you checked out Glassdoor.com? It’s a career and workplace community where anyone can find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers — all for free. It is refreshing to see how employees (and former employees) honestly rate a variety of workforce factors such as career opportunities,… Read more »
How Hiring Military Veterans Helps Your Company Save Money – Part 5: Many Veterans Have a Security Clearance
If you recruit for a federal agency, a defense contractor or other company that does business with the government, and you have to fill positions with cleared resources (i.e., people who have security clearances), or people who are “clearable” (capable of obtaining a security clearance), then you are already painfully aware of the cost involved… Read more »