Focus on the Retention of Veterans

While considerable focus over the last few years has been on the recruitment of veterans, less has been given to the retention of veterans once they come on-board. The operative question becomes, “What can companies do to ensure they optimize Continue reading

Questions and Answers on Recruiting Military Veterans

Did you know that annually, almost 250,000 men and women leave active military service? The skills and experience they bring to the table are wide and varied, with corollaries in almost every civilian occupation. Approximately 20% serve the 20 years Continue reading

New Resource for Hiring and Retaining Military Veterans

Much has been written about the value of hiring military veterans, including some articles on this blog. However, it’s one thing to understand why you should hire veterans, it’s another thing to understand how to hire and especially retain those Continue reading

VA Makes it Easier to Support Veterans in the Workplace

Given the many efforts in this country to increase the hiring of Veterans, a new Toolkit has just been launched to help employers, managers and supervisors, and human resource professionals support Veterans in the workplace, leading to an increase in Veterans’ Continue reading

Tips Video for the Corporate Gray/Brazen Careerist Virtual Job Fairs

All you need to participate in a Corporate Gray/Brazen Careerist Virtual Job Fair is a computer with an Internet connection! Watch this video for more information and to make sure you have a great experience at this online event…  

Bridging the Military to Civilian Hiring Gap

What can job seekers and employers do to bridge the gap between the military and civilian work worlds? A recent survey by Monster Insights called Veterans Talent Index shows that 70% of employers are hiring veterans because they are the Continue reading

Steps to Attending a Virtual Military Job Fair

Virtual job fairs use text-based conversations to bring employers and job seekers together in a fast and efficient manner. The Corporate Gray/MOAA Virtual Military Job Fairs do that and more! You can research attending companies and view their job opportunities, Continue reading

Meeting the Challenges of Military Leaders in Transition

Transitioning senior military leaders have a new resource website called Military Leaders in Transition. It was recently created by Vera Steiner Blore, a business leader and military spouse who, while supporting her husband’s transition from the Coast Guard as a Continue reading

The Value of a Veteran in a Competitive Business Environment

Is there proof that hiring military veterans will increase a company’s bottom line? Actually, now it has been proven in a study of academic research by Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF). The results of this study Continue reading

Top 10 Advantages to Hiring a Veteran

Why hire our military veterans? These great Americans are the 1% of the population who volunteered to serve our country in time of war. Not only is hiring them a great way to say thank you for their service and Continue reading