The last few months, I have tried to highlight recruiting military veterans from a different angle. For years, the veteran has been told to adapt, change and be able to articulate what they have done in the service. As far as I can remember that has been the norm when hiring veterans. This tactic simple does not work! We have to change our mindsets to truly affect our veteran hiring program. Over the last four blogs, I have tried to highlight ways we can change to give the veteran a better chance to show off their amazing skill sets.
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The Fear of the Unknown – What Corporate Recruiters Need to Know Before Interviewing Military CandidatesOFCCP Compliance
How many times have we all heard that we should tailor our resume to a certain position? If that is the advice we give candidates prior to their interview, should we not take the same tactic and tailor our interview to the candidates sitting in front of us? As recruiters, we probably have interviewed hundreds of candidates. I think many of us can say that most of them were civilian candidates, ranging from their early twenties to later years. Would you approach a college graduate the same way you would approach a seasoned employee with 20 or more years of experience the same way?