Veteran Hiring in 2017

I met with an insurance company principal yesterday and he shared the difficulty he is having with locating and attracting veterans, Coast Guard and reservists for his business. Where do I look for and locate veteran, Coast Guard and reserve resumes? How do I communicate the benefits of a performance-based compensation program to a veteran, Coast Guard or reservist? How do I translate veteran, Coast Guard and reservist experience and education into my insurance terminology so I can communicate effectively with them, and have them understand what I am sharing? How do I build sustainable processes and systems for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining these individuals? I suggested he enroll Read More …

Certified Military Talent Employer (CMTE) – What’s In It For Me?

Consider these questions: Do you want to hire competent, capable high performers? Yes No Do you want your new hires to have significant work experience? Yes No Do you want trained workers in the fields for which you are hiring? Yes No Do you want leaders within their area of expertise? Yes No Do you want mature, disciplined, respectful applicants? Yes No Do you want employees who have proven personal performance capabilities? Yes No Assuming you want all of the above characteristics to be present in your new hires; select a veteran. Veterans have “real world” experience working in teams, taking orders, planning for performance, being accountable, maintaining personal discipline, Read More …