All Blog Posts Tagged 'veteran' (6)

You Aren't A Good Fit (Veteran's Day Salute)

My Mom used to hang up on the military recruiters when they would call. I still remember the way the recruiter on the other end of the line would stammer when my mother would say "This is Lt Colonel Deborah Richardson, US Army, and you will not be calling my house again. Do you understand soldier?" Then, when I would ask why I couldn't join the Army too, she would tell me "you aren't a good…


Added by Katrina Kibben on November 11, 2015 at 8:44am — No Comments

Veteran Recruitment with Intel's Rob Polston

After spending 8 years in corporate finance at Intel, Army Reserve Officer Rob Polston was deployed to Afghanistan. Upon his return to the company, he eagerly jumped on the opportunity to be a part of the veterans recruiting and staffing program that Intel was developing. Since then, Rob has continued to set new…


Added by kpfled on June 5, 2014 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Recruitment Track Explores Veteran Hiring, Award Winning Initiatives, the Changing Face of Social Media and Wowing Clients

DirectEmployers 2013 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM13) included a recruitment track with talent acquisition professionals from a variety of companies including the American Heart Association, Intel, Life Technologies and Fidelity Investments. Sessions covered a wide spectrum of topics, such as the changing face of social media, veteran hiring and improving the client experience of both hiring managers and candidates. If you weren't able to make our event, you’re in luck as we’ve…


Added by Soapboxholland on February 13, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Honoring the ultimate leaders: Veterans with MBAs

Veterans make great business leaders. Employers know it. As a result, veteran recruiting goals have grown exponentially over the past few years. And as more and more military veterans return home after serving our country abroad, they are heading to graduate business schools to earn their…


Added by Ryan Pratt on November 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Are You Unpatrotic ?

By most estimates, the military produces hundreds of thousands of

civilian workers each year. Chances are that your business will consider

a veteran for employment.

Based on my experience with both veterans and companies looking for quality employees, consider the

following before hiring a veteran. You'll find these are the same for

any applicant.

  • Make sure you fully understand any military terminology during your resume review or interview process. Do…

Added by Ray Johnson on April 4, 2010 at 10:08am — No Comments

eMOM Countdown and Project Update...

eMOM The countdown has begun. There is less than a weekend left of the current campaign partnership with eMailOurMilitary (eMOM) and Mary Kay Sales Director, Nancy Sutherland to get sun care and skin care packages to US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Having raised just under $2,000 so far the…


Added by RecruiterGuy on August 16, 2008 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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