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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

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

4 Myths and Opportunities of Veteran Hiring Today

Many employers today want to hire military veterans, but are overwhelmed and confused by the messaging provided by government and nonprofits. Whether motivated by patriotism, compassion, gratitude, or self-interest, employers need to get beyond the platitudes to figure out how veterans fit into...

Talent Acquisition , Connecting with Veterans, Employer Blog

Why Hire Veterans?

The short answer is: It just makes good business sense.

One hiring professional we spoke with calls veterans “Leaders in a box,” remarking, “They fit just about everywhere. Most are college-educated, many served under strenuous circumstances, saw combat action, and can use resources well.” What...

Talent Acquisition , Compliance, Employer Blog