James F. Jeter
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  • Fort Worth, TX
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  • CSC
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Jun 29, 2012
James F. Jeter commented on Leslie Mason's blog post 'Secrets To Successful Recruiting'
"Once I left the fire department, I started recruiting when I was 34. Now, 21 years later, I have 2 questions I ask myself when I am working with a prospective client or applicant. 1) Would you buy the product you are selling? If not, I…"
Jun 29, 2012
James F. Jeter replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: What is the biggest risk you have ever taken as a recruiter?'
"I hired a former boss to come work for me!"
Apr 17, 2012
James F. Jeter commented on Dave Thomas's blog post 'How Do You Advise Friends That Are Out of Work?'
"Excellent points. The one problem I see time and time again with my friends that ask for help is, they use the exact same resume for all applications. They do not tailor their resume for the specific job they are trying to get. Why? Most of…"
Apr 9, 2012
James F. Jeter commented on Paul Crowley's blog post 'Recruiting for the Boston Red Sox – a fictional story'
"Great analogy!!! I am saving this one for future use at a conference somewhere...Paul, I will be surre to give you the credit!"
Feb 6, 2012
James F. Jeter liked Paul Crowley's blog post Recruiting for the Boston Red Sox – a fictional story
Feb 6, 2012
Katie and James F. Jeter are now friends
Jan 18, 2012
James F. Jeter commented on Zachary Sines's blog post 'Hobbies and Interests Section on a Resume? Well...'
"After 20 years in the recuiting field, I really couldn't care less about their ineterests and hobbies outside work. Space on a resume is priceless, so use it wisely. That is kind of like writting "References available upon…"
Jan 17, 2012
James F. Jeter commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'LinkedIn profiles: fake, phony & faux is NOT the way to go!'
"Oh, c'mon Sandra, tell us hoe you REALLY feel..."
Jan 12, 2012
James F. Jeter replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: Have you ever caught a candidate lying on their resume?'
"This is kind of strange that it revoles around football, but I was hiring for a corporate position and someone applied with very little experience in the field we needed. He stated he graduated from a local university, but he only attened it, not…"
Dec 22, 2011
James F. Jeter replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: Do you think working for the same employer, in the same position for a long period of time is negative?'
"You are so correct Kelly. There is so much judging going on here from people who evidently believe that everyone in the work force should have the same intentions and business goals as they do. How would someone know if another person has a…"
Nov 29, 2011
James F. Jeter replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: Do you think working for the same employer, in the same position for a long period of time is negative?'
"That is one employer I definately would not want to work for! Some people couldn't care less about climbing the corprate ladder. They may feel as if they are fulfilling their "calling" in their current position and enjoy their job so…"
Nov 29, 2011
James F. Jeter replied to Sandra McCartt's discussion 'What you see may not be what you get.'
"I was going to submit a story about my military recruiting days, but after reading your tale...I got nuttin'!"
Oct 31, 2011
Tracy Saunders commented on James F. Jeter's blog post 'Military Recruiting vs Corporate Recruiting'
"Hi James, I have used Clearancejobs and Bernard Hodes.    PS. My dad was a Marine recruiter when I was growing up. I remember when he won Recruiter of the Nation in the 80s.  Who knew I would be a recruiter too! Thank you for…"
Oct 24, 2011
James F. Jeter commented on jeffreytmoore's blog post 'An Intro to Diversity and Diversity Recruiting'
"Diversity is extremely important to everyone, whether we realize it or not, but I don't believe in reverse discrimination. Discrimination is discrimination, no matter how you look at it. Hiring someone solely on the basis of their color,…"
Oct 24, 2011
Kevin Spain commented on James F. Jeter's blog post 'Military Recruiting vs Corporate Recruiting'
"James, I'm retired Navy 8 years in Navy Recruiting, 6 years Corporate now.  Try posting to same.org, VetJobs, VetCenteral, Marines for Life, Navy League, Contact Navy Seebee bases for Engineers. Go to conferences like ERE where you can…"
Aug 4, 2011

Profile Information

Name
Jim
Job Title
Recruiting Professional
Company
CSC
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate Talent Acquisition
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Financial, Government, Industrial, Services, Technology, Utilities
How many employees in your company?
>5000
Website
http://www.csc.com/careersus

James F. Jeter's Blog

Military Recruiting vs Corporate Recruiting

Posted on August 3, 2011 at 1:41pm 11 Comments

After servicing 33 years with the Air Force and the past 19 years in the Recruiting and Retention fields, I now find myself employed as a corporate level recruiter for a government contractor. I recruit for various positions on military installations (aircraft mechanics, civil engineers, electrical engineers, etc.)  and most of the Hiring Managers want applicants with a military background who have experience in their related fields.

Does anyone know of any employment web sites that…

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At 1:14pm on August 3, 2011, Sandra McCartt said…
Thanks for your comment James.  I guess i see the world through a lens of humor at this point.  Glad i can give you a giggle from time to time.
At 12:49am on November 17, 2010, melissa versailles said…
Thank you for commenting on my blog! I look forward to learning more about you!
 
 
 

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