FROM “WE WILL” TO “AT WILL” – MILITARY VETERAN EMPLOYMENT

/FROM “WE WILL” TO “AT WILL” – MILITARY VETERAN EMPLOYMENT
FROM “WE WILL” TO “AT WILL” – MILITARY VETERAN EMPLOYMENT 2018-10-15T18:52:50+00:00

From “We Will” to “At Will”

military veteran employment

Thinking about hiring veterans? Want to learn more? Check in here weekly to learn critical strategies and practices from SHRM author and combat veteran Justin Constantine.

Powerful Networking Begins with Purpose

By | October 15th, 2018|Categories: Military Veteran Employment|

By Charlie Palumbo, Guest Blogger I recently came across an interesting quote on Bob Burg’s site, thegogiver.com, “Networking is simply the cultivating of mutually beneficial, give and take, win-win relationships. It works best, however, when emphasizing the ‘give’ part.” As a director of Networking is one of the key tools for finding employment and a successful transition. transition and employment, I have spent countless hours serving veterans and spouses with gaining employment, developing programs that support their transition, and consulting employers on the best ways to recruit, hire, and retain veteran talent. […]

Interviewing Veterans (Part 2 of 2)

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Military Veteran Employment|

Some HR professionals have told me that it can be a little intimidating interviewing military veterans because they don’t know much about the military or the skills developed there.  Thus, this is the second post in a two-part series to help make the interview process a little easier and more impact for everybody! Peeling Back the Onion Service members are taught not to brag. Feel free to ask follow-up questions to get the information you are really looking for. For the reasons mentioned in the previous blog post, you may have to ask several follow-up questions to pull out the material you are really looking for. Service members [...]

Interviewing Veterans (Part 1 of 2)

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: Military Veteran Employment|

The interview is a critical part of your hiring process, and it is very important that both you and the veteran across from you feel comfortable. The good news is, there are some relatively easy steps that you can take to make that veteran feel more at home. Making Your Veteran Interviewee Feel Comfortable There are a few easy steps you can take to make jobseekers a little more comfortable when they walk into your office. Because you want them to relax and set a conversational tone, start by offering them a bottle of water. Right off the bat, the jobseeker will probably revert to their military [...]

The Business Case for Hiring Veterans

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Military Veteran Employment|

Over the last few years, we have seen the unemployment rate for veterans decrease significantly. More and more companies have identified military veterans as a fantastic pool of potential employees, and this is especially important as we enter a period in America where more job opportunities exist than people to fill them. That being said, it is critical for employers to truly understand the business case for hiring veterans, and to make their own individual determinations as to what backgrounds they are looking for in their veteran candidates, […]

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