3 Tips to Attract Military Students

Posted by Tim Malloy

 

 

Recruiting military students is a smart move for any school. The value that student veterans bring to a campus (or online classroom) is seen in their graduation rates, grade point averages and their leadership qualities. According to Student Veterans of America's 2017 "Profile of the Contemporary Student Veteran," student veterans have GPAs that far outpace their non-veteran peers, coming in at 3.35 compared to 2.95. The study also proclaims that student veterans have higher graduation rates than non-veterans, along with an interest in pursuing degrees in STEM.

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Topics: facebook recruiting, recruit military veterans, social recruiting tips, military students

3 Ways to Personalize the Candidate Experience for Military Veterans

Posted by Tim Malloy

Content marketing plays a more prominent role in the recruitment landscape than ever before. Marketers have gotten smarter about the way they produce content, personalizing it for their target audience and even automating when and where that content is shown. Personalizing content makes for a more relatable experience for the audience, which in turn leads them to develop loyalty.

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Topics: candidate experience, Recruitment Marketing, recruit military veterans, user experience, employer brand

Are You Leveraging Your WOTC Tax Credit?

Posted by Kayla Lopez

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit that is available to employers for hiring individuals from certain groups who have faced barriers to employment. WOTC partners with other workforce development departments to encourage workforce diversity and to assist in providing additional opportunities to those who are considered to have a significant barrier to employment.  

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Topics: recruit military veterans, recruitment strategy, talent recruiting tips

The 3 Keys to a Successful Veteran Recruitment Campaign

Posted by Tim Malloy

The foundation of a successful veteran recruitment campaign is a strategy that makes sense for reaching your target audience. A recruitment campaign is not unlike any other kind of marketing campaign. You need to go to market with the right message, for the right audience at the right time. Two key elements of your strategy will be focusing on social recruiting and optimizing your application funnel.

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Topics: Recruitment Marketing, military recruitment marketing, recruit military veterans, social media recruitment, talent recruiting tips, Hiring Veterans

Why Talent Acquisition Should Focus on Hiring Veterans

Posted by Tim Malloy

Hiring military veterans ain’t what is used to be. No, these are better days for all; better for veterans and companies. Hiring veterans is no longer the cliche, “nice thing to do.” Military veterans are bringing the tangible, trackable benefits that companies covet, which is why hiring managers and talent acquisition directors can’t seem to find enough of them.

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Topics: Recruitment Marketing, recruit military veterans, recruitment strategy, talent recruiting tips, talent shortage, Hiring Veterans