This is part 3 in an 11 part series. Each military organization has a defined set of values. As an Army veteran I will focus on those that I know. The Army not only introduced a program in 2005 to promote the Army values throughout the service but even added a week to Basic Combat […]
This is part 2 in an 11 part series. No other organization provides the training and experience to develop leaders like the military. Within a year of graduating from college a lieutenant is leading a team consisting of up to 30 members. Every Soldier, officer and enlisted, receives numerous weeks of training before they arrive […]
In honor of Veterans Day later this week and with the continued reports on Veterans Unemployment I will publish eleven articles on why to hire a veteran. Why eleven? Maybe you need to understand the history of Veterans Day. The Pentathelete In an Army that has fought two wars simultaneously while also doing peacekeeping operations […]
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I’ve caught your attention. This really isn’t anything new but the way some people talk you might think it is. B=Brand, E=Employer Brand and C=Consumer Brand. Let me start of by making it clear on my position…companies have A brand. In this day and age of social media people do not distinguish between employer and […]
One of Twitter’s advantages is that unlike e-mail messages or Facebook updates, tweets can reach an unknown audience — a benefit that recruiters, human resources departments and job-seekers are fast discovering. In the last month, 340,000 jobs have been listed on Twitter, said William Fischer, co-founder of WorkDigital, which created TwitJobSearch, a site that searches […]
The Army exceeded its recruiting goal for fiscal year 2009 and is entering the new year with more than 43 percent of its mission in its delayed entry pool, officials announced Wednesday. (Note: The delayed entry pool is made up of individuals who have signed a contract but are delayed in leaving for basic training. […]
The Army announced Oct. 10 it exceeded its Fiscal Year 2008 goal by recruiting more than 169,500 men and women in all Army components. The Active Army recruited 80,517 against a mission of 80,000. The Army Reserve recruited 26,945 against a mission of 26,500; and the Army National Guard recruited 62,397 against a mission of […]