Bob Wheeler

Tapping The Veteran IT Pool

By Bob Wheeler The hiring process can be painful for both organizations seeking talent, and individual job seekers. Gaps in common skills and language are typically cited as reasons for veteran hiring initiatives. It’s also agreed by most experts that, of the military skill set, Information Technology and cyber skills are some of the most...

Spring Is Here: Grow Your Veteran Candidates

By Kathleen Smith We continue to see a large veteran work force transition and even with all the transition support programs out available, veteran unemployment still stand at 5.6%. Veteran hiring was the topic of conversation at a recent recruitDC Military Hiring Networking Session, where attendees looked at veteran recruiting through two lenses: from veteran...

Veterans: Sell Your Talent, Not Your Title

ed. note: This post was originally published here on December 8, 2013.  It was republished here with permission from the author. By Bob Wheeler There’s a lot of PR going on right now around the topic of veteran hiring.  Private organizations are picking up on the terrific talent pool coming out of the armed forces...