There’s More to Military Hiring Programs than Recruiting Junior Military Officers (JMO’s)

I ran across a recent article entitled “Officer vs. Enlisted: Does Rank Matter in Corporate America?” written by Michael Dakduk, Deputy Executive Director of Student Veterans of America and a former Sergeant in the Marine Corps.  He reviewed the career web sites of a number of companies that are well known and regarded as being […]

Which of These People Is Your Future CEO?: The Different Ways Military Experience Prepares Managers for Leadership

A recent Harvard Business Review article (subscription required for full text) notes: “According to a 2005 Korn/Ferry study, former officers make up just 3% of the U.S. adult male population but about three times that of the CEOs of S&P 500 firms. Faith in the leadership qualities of former officers makes sense: They are trained […]

OFCCP, Contracts and Veteran Hiring – Doing the Minimum is Not Good Enough

A recent Washington Post article on federal contractors and veterans employment caught my eye.   The content centered on whether the requirement for a government contractor to file the VETS-100 form actually drives an increase of hiring veterans. For those unfamiliar with the topic, organizations that do business with the federal government and that have contracts […]