November 2015

What Veterans Really Want in Their Civilian Careers

Savvy employers know that military veterans provide a rich talent pool of high-quality candidates. They understand that military job seekers possess skills, attitudes, and abilities beyond those of most people who have not served.

However, as veteran unemployment drops to one of the lowest levels...

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, Part 2: Passive Networking is Effective

This is the second in a series that highlights the myths within veteran transition. As before, the incendiary nature of the title is not meant to belittle or accuse the contract instructors who conduct these classes. Rather, the language is intended to challenge the ambitious transitioning...

Job Search, Job Seeker Blog

An Improved Approach to Veteran Hiring

Nowadays there’s a lot of talk about hiring military veterans; yet much of it is simply words without truly effective efforts to recruit from this talent pool. Shouldn’t hiring veterans be based on sound business principles?

Authentic veteran hiring initiatives are grounded in best practices that...

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Create Your Career at the Art Institutes

The Art Institutes system of schools specializes in creative education, with an industry-driven curriculum and a focus on student achievement. The schools offer courses in four areas of study: media arts, design, fashion, and culinary. The faculty members, many of whom work in the industries...

Search & Employ®, Education, November-December 2014

2,500 Veterans Aboard and Ingersoll Rand Wants More


The people and brands of Ingersoll Rand — including Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King, and Trane — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings. Ingersoll Rand is a $12 billion global business with a long history of hiring veterans. The...

Search & Employ®, Manufacturing, July-August 2014

Fulfilling its Veteran Hiring Pledge


John Peer is the Vice President of Goodyear retail, a unit of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, which is based in Akron, Ohio. He is dedicated to the operation of more than 600 company-owned tire and automotive service locations in the United States. His responsibilities...

Search & Employ®, Retail, September-October 2014

Serve Our Country and Mother Nature

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency tasked with establishing and enforcing regulations that protect the air, waters, and land from pollution across the United States and U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico,...

Search & Employ®, Government, March-April 2015

Continue to Serve: Opportunities in the Federal Government

When your military service is complete, it may mean the end of uniforms and deployments, but you can still keep serving our country. The move from the military to federal employment can be a smooth transition, and there are advantages to extending your federal service. And government agencies are...

Search & Employ®, Government, March-April 2015

A You-Will-Win Attitude


7-Eleven, Inc., invented the convenience store concept almost 90 years ago; today, it has 55,000 locations – more than any other retailer in the world. The company has grown spectacularly in the past decade: In 2005, 7-Eleven operated just under 29,500 stores worldwide.


Search & Employ®, Franchising, March-April 2015

Cruise to Success


CruiseOne is a home-based travel franchise that has been in business for 23 years. The company is part of World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency. CruiseOne has more than 900 franchise locations in 48 states and Mexico. Seventy-five people work at corporate...

Search & Employ®, Franchising, March-April 2015