December 2015

How to Assess and Hire a Veteran Job Candidate

When only 7.3 percent of the U.S. population has served in the U.S. military, it’s not surprising that many corporate recruiters and hiring managers are unsure about how to assess a veteran job candidate.

Of course – as with all candidates, regardless of background – it’s important to determine...

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Why Should I attend a veteran career fair?

Join Mike Francomb Sr.Vice president of RecruitMilitary as he explains why career fairs are beneficial and a couple of tips on how to be successful when attending the career fair.

Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

“I went to a career fair and all I got was to be told to go apply online.”

“I went to a career fair and all I got was to be told to go apply online.” This is what I hear almost weekly from frustrated job candidates across the country. Truth is that being asked to apply online is a good thing. Unfortunately, many candidates do not know why.

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

Hiring Veterans is No Charity Act: It's Good Business

Based on media coverage, many Americans would be shocked to learn that there is no veterans’ unemployment crisis. But the numbers don’t lie.

In a Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued in July 2015, the national unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 5.4 percent, lower than the...

Talent Acquisition , Employer Blog

2015 Events Report

RecruitMilitary surveys clients and candidates that attend our veteran job fairs. The 2015 Events Report represents summary data for the 101 RecruitMilitary Career Fairs held in 2015.

Career Fairs, Results

Jobs Mismatch: Hiring Veterans Can Help Solve this Problem

For years, employers have been complaining about a lack of skilled workers, and their complaints are borne out by U.S. employment data. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in August, there were 5.8 million jobs posted, with the ratio of 1.5 unemployed persons to job openings. Over 17...

Talent Acquisition , Employer Blog