DEAM16 Day One Recap

DEAM16 Day One Recap

Networking and Education

Last week hundreds of Members and fellow HR professionals came to Indianapolis for the DirectEmployers 2016 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM16) at the Crowne Plaza at Historic Union Station. Day one of the conference brought many exciting things, including OFCCP compliance and recruitment marketing pre-conference workshops, two fantastic keynote speakers, a networking reception and lots of fun.

Is Social Media Costing You Job Opportunities?

Is Social Media Costing You Job Opportunities?

Video Blog

Your resume is a powerful tool that may intrigue recruiters to take a deeper look at your online presence. Researching your social media profiles is an important step to take as a job seeker in order to prevent previous posts from effecting your current job prospects. Watch as Jessica Miller-Merrill of Blogging4Jobs shares her tips on how to create a personal brand that promotes your career interests.

Unplugged with NASWA’s Bob Simoneau: What the Heck is NLx?

Unplugged with NASWA’s Bob Simoneau: What the Heck is NLx?

OFCCP Compliance

Have you ever heard of the NLx? The acronym is short for the National Labor Exchange, which is a partnership between DirectEmployers and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

In this video, NASWA’s Deputy Executive Director, Workforce Development Director talks “unplugged” or off-script about the partnership, what makes it unique and how it benefits employers, job seekers and veterans.

Veteran Hiring: Unplugged with Eric Eversole, President of Hiring Our Heroes

Veteran Hiring: Unplugged with Eric Eversole, President of Hiring Our Heroes

OFCCP Compliance

“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: