January-February 2016

January-February 2016 Issue of
Search & Employ

Welcome to the January-February 2016 issue of RecruitMilitary’s Search & Employ®. This time, our featured industries are financial services and defense.

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Spotting Veteran Talent

“On the night of my high school graduation, I walked off the graduation field and into my recruiter’s car,” said Jeff Simmons, a 30-year veteran of the United States Army. “I wanted out of my small town.”

He headed to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he selected his job and MOS, and officially became...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016

Speaking Up When You See a Better Way


PNC Bank, National Association, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., is one of the largest diversified financial-services institutions in the United States. It provides retail, business, and residential mortgage banking as well as specialized services for corporations...

Search & Employ®, January-February 2016

Franchises and Veterans are Good Matches

There’s been chatter in the mainstream press that franchisors are targeting veterans – and that this is a bad thing.


My own observation is that some franchises can be excellent matches for veterans who want to run their own businesses.

Of course, success depends on the individual veteran...

Search & Employ®, Franchising, January-February 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®, Retail, January-February 2016