January 2016

Interview Q&A - Part 6: Retail Interview

This is the sixth in a series of articles in which I will provide questions that are typical of job interviews, along with answers of the kind that veterans should provide. Between each question and its answer, I will make a comment or two.


Helen, the veteran hiring specialist for a...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016, Retail

Not a Bad Way to Start

Integrity Comfort Solutions

When Johnny Kerr and his team of technicians at Integrity Comfort Solutions signed on to attend their first-ever DAV / RecruitMilitary All Veteran Job Fair in Houston, he hoped to find some promising leads for service technicians. He did not expect to hire a veteran...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016

A Chance to Come Home

First Data Corporation

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions. The company serves more than six million merchant locations and 3,500 financial institutions in 118 countries. First Data processes more than 2,300 transitions every second.

Headquartered in...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016

Find an Enriching Career

Opportunities in Financial Services

Nobody knows for sure, but most experts believe the economy of the United States will be better in 2016. Granted, only pockets of some industries are going gangbusters, but the situation looks good overall. Experts expect 2.6 percent economic growth in 2016,...

Search & Employ®, Financial Services, January-February 2016

Your Research Guide to a Career in Defense or Aerospace

By Rick Jones, vice president of sales at RecruitMilitary and a former master gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

I encourage job seekers to use this guide to learn about the defense and aerospace industries and the job opportunities available in them. All of the URL’s below are...

Aerospace, Defense, Search & Employ®

Play Some "D" for Uncle Sam

Opportunities in Defense

You can probably retire your salute and might be looking forward to putting your uniform in mothballs. But just because you are leaving active duty, you do not have to stop serving your country. If wearing different clothes every day to work sounds pretty good, but you...

Defense, Search & Employ®, January-February 2016

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

RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Riverside on February 4

LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

In the News

DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Atlanta on February 4

LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Georgia Dome on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

In the News

They Focus on the Task at Hand

Ask Brian Cote of Installed Building Products why companies should hire veterans, and he is quick to tell you: “They give you peace of mind as a manager,” he said. “You can give a veteran a job to do, and you don’t have to worry about whether it will get done or not. They focus on the task at...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016