An Open Letter to President Obama regarding “Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government”

Dear President Obama – I posted a link to Executive Order #13518 “Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government” as a discussion item in about two dozen different veteran groups on LinkedIn.  I was curious to see what kind of response news of this order and its “Veterans Employment Initiative” would generate.  Reaction fell into […]

Veteran Entrepreneurs – How to Do Business With the Federal Government

What does a veteran know about business? Turns out former military members often do quite well as business owners because of our discipline, respect for and adherence to processes and procedures, and our determination to see things through to the end. Perhaps you are considering becoming a veteran entrepreneur.  Whether you decide to become a […]

How Hiring Military Veterans Helps Your Company Save Money – Part 5: Many Veterans Have a Security Clearance

If you recruit for a federal agency, a defense contractor or other company that does business with the government, and you have to fill positions with cleared resources (i.e., people who have security clearances), or people who are “clearable” (capable of obtaining a security clearance), then you are already painfully aware of the cost involved […]

The Good-Faith Initiative for Veterans Employment (G-FIVE)

If your company does business with the Federal government you are familiar with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The OFCCP ensures employers comply with nondiscrimination and affirmative action laws and regulations through a variety of compliance evaluations. Are you aware that the OFCCP has created a new employer incentive called the Good-Faith […]

Staffing Solutions for HR Recruiters

Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) announced their September / October 2008 hiring events schedule yesterday. The service is called ConferenceHire – pre-scheduled interviews with pre-screened candidates. More information can be found in the press release.