Ask the Rep: How does my regional company compete with Fortune 500s to hire talent?

“How does my regional company compete with Fortune 500s to hire talent?” was the question asked from a young hiring manager who attended a recent Bradley-Morris ConferenceHire military hiring event. I love this stuff. I blogged on David versus Goliath previously. All in all though, I take great satisfaction in helping employers of any size […]

Hire military and improve hiring metrics

One of my recent readings was the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute’s The Secret to Reducing Hiring Mistakes? It’s in the metrics by Dr. Rena Rasch. I encourage you to download the white paper and draw your own conclusions. For my part, I found it an interesting view of corporate recruiting as well as a telling […]

ConferenceHire Military Hiring Events Help Employers Avoid A Blind Date

When considering the value of using Bradley-Morris, Inc.’s recruiting services, I recently asked a client his thoughts. “Simple,” he said. “BMI’s ConferenceHire events save me the disaster of a blind date.” He further explained that one of the biggest inefficiencies in his company’s hiring process is going through the resumes and phone interviews only to […]

Hire Military Hero – Bob Nardelli, Father of the Modern JMO LDP

The “hire military” narrative was an idea long before it was a business case. I am sure there are many unsung heroes, not to mention titans of U.S. industry such as Henry Ford (known for offering returning WWII veterans positions with top pay), but the executive most responsible for the JMO LDP (Junior Military Officer […]

Hiring Military Candidate Profile: Bobbie Caldwell

This article profiles a military-experienced job seeker, Bobbie Caldwell, who has gone on to a successful career at Dell. Caldwell advises those considering the military-to-civilian transition to carry their unique experience and core competencies into their civilian jobs. Caldwell turned to Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), sometimes classified as military headhunters, to help launch her civilian career. […]

Bradley-Morris Post Military Jobs Case Study: Michelin North America

See how Michelin North America accomplishes their hiring goals using Bradley-Morris, Inc. ConferenceHire events, in this case study. To help overcome this challenge, Michelin North America turned to Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) to assist them with targeting candidates who have military leadership experience, a trait that Michelin has come to value highly, as well as other […]

What’s the deal with military MOS, AFSC and Rates?

Unless you have a military background or have been involved with hiring large numbers of military people, figuring out military skills is a daunting task.  The Army and Marine Corps use “MOS” groups (Military Occupational Specialty).  The Air Force separates their skills into “AFSC” groups (Air Force Specialty Codes).  Finally, the Navy calls each of […]

Conference Magic, a two-way Street

“Conference Magic” is a term we often use to explain the intangible nuances of the Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI) ConferenceHire® military hiring event. At the most basic level, the military hiring event serves to connect hiring managers and top military-experienced candidates. Interviews occur and hires result. And while we (rightly) tend to focus on the candidate-and-client connection, there […]

Veteran Skills Not Served By Resumes

The Center for a New American Security recently conducted a survey of more than 60 companies regarding why they do, or do not, hire veterans. Assessing veteran skills was listed as a primary roadblock. I understand. A typical military resume can’t adequately sell a military job seeker to a civilian employer. It’s not until the […]

A Business Case for Hiring Military

The business case for hiring military is all about business performance. Most CEOs understand the relationship between hiring for performance and business performance: A performance team directly contributes to the bottom line. Related to this, many success stories have established that military-experienced talent has a proven track-record of performance. Long before hiring military was a […]