August 2016

Leadership and Good Communication Skills Closely Linked, and Veterans Excel at Both

In a recent article in Forbes, titled “8 Secrets of Great Communicators,” writer Travis Bradberry wrote: “Communication is the real work of leadership; you simply can’t become a great leader until you are a great communicator.” Effective HR managers understand that hiring veterans brings both of...

Employer Blog

Considering Employing a Veteran? Perform Your Due Diligence to Separate Fact from Fiction

Myths. Assumptions. Misconceptions. Perceptions. We all have them. We all make them. Because someone belongs to a certain group, we often attribute certain characteristics to them, be they positive or negative.

And so it goes with veteran job seekers. When it comes to civilian employment for...

Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

“Continue to serve our beloved country.”

The San Diego Police Department runs four police academies a year, with about 50 recruits attending each. The department offers more than 40 job assignments, specialized positions, and opportunities to advance careers.

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans

Pride in Belonging

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has police officers worldwide, but its main focus is servicing the five boroughs of New York City – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx. The department’s headquarters are in lower Manhattan.

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans

Same Traits Required

The Chesterfield County Police Department is a progressive and professional department with 490 sworn police officers serving a community of 323,000 residents while patrolling more than 446 square miles.

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans