January 2016

Understanding Military Skillsets: Part I

Many civilians are mystified when it comes to the military, with knowledge limited to what they’ve seen in the movies or read in the news. And when it comes to hiring veteran talent, recruiters often struggle to understand how military skillsets translate into the civilian workplace.

Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Anticipation: Networking and Planning Pay Off for Air Force Recruiter

“You’ll never hear ‘It’s not my department’ from a vet. They do what’s needed to make the mission happen. They also bring an innate flexibility to any job they tackle.”

Aerospace, Defense, Search & Employ®

Veteran Career Fairs Work: A By-the-Numbers Look

It’s one thing to look at resumes from behind a desk all day – it’s another matter entirely to have the opportunity to meet a variety of veteran candidates face-to-face, assess their skills, and even interview them on the spot for available positions. That’s what RecruitMilitary veteran job fairs...

Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Advice for Employers Attending a Veterans Job Fair

Career fairs are a cost-effective way for employers to recruit at scale and get the best value for their hiring dollars. In fact, many recruiters swear by the benefits of attending veteran career fairs. As a director of human resources for a large state government agency put it, “Out of more than...

Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

4 Tips for Managing Veterans

For many veterans, cultural differences – such as the value of mission versus money, and success of the team versus the individual – can be among the toughest aspects of transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce. By simply being sensitive to this transition, managers can help...

Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog