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“There’s no one size fits all,” says Eric Eversole. He’s the President of Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launched the program in March of 2011, and through their commitment-based engagement of the business community, more than 940 job fairs held across the country, and a suite of free online career tools, they’ve worked with their partners to help hundreds of thousands of veterans and military spouses find jobs.
We were able to sit down with Eversole and discuss best practices for veteran hiring. Watch the video to hear what he had to say:Read More
Did you know October 24 is Make a Difference Day? Giving back to the community is important to the Association, and recently several staff members from DirectEmployers took a day to volunteer and give back by caulking, painting and tearing down an old barn for …Read More
OFCCP created a new “Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation” pocket card. The pocket card helps applicants, employees and other interested parties understand the process for requesting a reasonable accommodation. The card uses simple language and answers these four common questions about seeking a reasonable accommodation: • …Read More
In conjunction with the Department of Labor’s celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has posted a short video entitled Disability Inclusion Starts With You. This public service announcement-style video encourages applicants and employees with disabilities to …Read More
For over 75 years, our partner Easter Seals Crossroads has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives. Their workforce development services help people with disabilities learn skills to successfully enter the workforce, or to return to work after an illness or injury. We asked Carol Salter, Assistant VP of Workforce Development Solutions at Easter Seals, what advice she would share with job seekers with disabilities. Here’s what she had to say:Read More
The DirectEmployers OFCCP Compliance Advisory Team provides a unique blend of functional, advisement and legal consulting to help our Members address the daily challenges associated with their federal contractor status. In this video, hear their responses to some of the most commonly asked questions about OFCCP compliance regulations.Read More
Imagine being on a recruitment team that receives over 60,000 applicants, but only has 2,100 job openings available. Companies like J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. face this challenge every year. While it’s vital for a job seeker’s resume to standout, veterans have to focus on pertinent items and resist the temptation of listing everything they’ve ever done. Veteran and Senior Director of Human Resources, Eric Airola, shares resume advice for military veterans so they can improve their chances of being hired.Read More
As a part of its ongoing outreach and education efforts, OFCCP developed a new “Jurisdictional Thresholds” infographic. The infographic helps employers, employees, and other interested parties easily determine when OFCCP’s Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 503), and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act regulations apply to companies doing business with the federal government.Read More
While social media is a great way for job seekers to make helpful connections, individuals also run the risk of jeopardizing their job prospects. Sr. Talent Acquisition Operations Manager Deane Osner shares some insight from an employer’s perspective on a person’s online presence.Read More