Why You Need a Veteran Recruitment Plan Now

Once a year on November 11th, most of us take some time to reflect on all that our military heroes have done for us and our country. We honor all that they have sacrificed, and we thank the many families who have supported their service. Remembering the past is an important part of this hallowed…

How VMware Recruits and Retains Military Veterans

While serving as a military police sergeant for the U.S. Army, Aaron Dumbrow was accustomed to higher-level officers paying attention to his reports from the field. When he entered the IT field after medical retirement from the Army, Dumbrow wasn’t sure his voice would continue to be heard in the same way. But soon after…

5 Reasons You Should Care About Recruiting Veterans

“There are certain character traits many veterans possess, such as perseverance, discipline, stamina, ability to follow orders/instructions, leadership qualities and ability to work on a team. Of course these qualities can vary from person to person but are essentially the core strengths of every Veteran. ” — Michael Moroney, SPC, United States Army Reserve Hiring…

How to Hire Military Veterans

I noticed Jessica Miller-Merrell’s post last year on How To Recruit Veterans, and it got me thinking. I was raised in the Air Force (my Dad flew in B-52’s), and throughout my family and my wife’s family there are many, many veterans. As a result, it is not just a practical matter, but an emotional…

How To Recruit Veterans

Between all U.S. military branches, there are almost 1.5 million Americans currently serving our country and nearly 250,000 of those service members transition out of the armed services every year. Chances are your company could benefit from hiring a veteran. Veterans bring a unique skill set, a good work ethic, leadership and management experience and…