5 Honorable Ways to Salute Our Veterans Today

Best Practices, Employees, Employer, Hiring, HR, Maren Hogan, Recruiting

Happy Veterans Day from Red Branch Media!

While today is about honoring the men and women who serve our country, there’s so much more we can do than to just say thank you. We’ve pulled together 5 of our favorite articles from the Red Branch Media content vault to show how saying thank you is just the beginning…

 

What We Can Learn from Military Recruiting Tactics

They’re just plain good at what they do. Consider asking your candidates to sign on for four years; each position might be a tougher sale. It’s a battle for military recruiters, but they have always seemed to have the resources and tactics to get the job done. Here’s what we can learn from military recruiters.

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Making Your “Veteran” Status Work for You

To prepare yourself for the civilian market, one of the most important things you can do is research. Look up equivalent civilian jobs for your MOS, and rehearse conveying this to people in terms they’ll understand. Additionally, take time to think about and research the skills you have that would be applicable to civilian jobs, and what jobs need skills like yours. Read more…

 

 

 

 

New York Marine reenlists on Brooklyn Bridge, Aug 4Salute & Recruit Veterans for a Stronger Workforce

The military has over 7,000 job positions across more than 100+ functional areas, and 81% of these jobs have a direct civilian equivalent. Veteran candidates already have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to join and lead civilian teams. Recruiting veterans makes perfect business sense, and attracting veterans is easier than you think. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Dog TagsPutting Soldiers to Work

Start training yourself to process military focused resumes differently with a tool like Military.com’s translator. Putting soldiers back to work is a year round job and not one that can begin and end on Veteran’s Day. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Train

How the U.S. Navy Improved Training with Video Games

The Navy needed fast, quality training in a real-time setting. What did they turn to? 3D games. After the implementation of the new training program, the Navy saw a 50% improvement in recruit performance. Read more…

 

Happy Veteran’s Day to all of the men and women who have served and continue to serve the United States of America. 


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