In March of 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. Working with a network of 1,600 state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, their goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of local communities where veterans and military families return every day. Continue reading
To look at the character of an individual, you have to go deeper than just one thing they say. Employers who are interested in bringing somebody on board with their company are more than likely going to research candidates online to see further into their character.
Social Media opens these doors, but also gives an open door for the interviewer to get a good look into the character of the company as well.
Reading a mission statement and an “about” section on a website is good, but to get a better idea of who they are, here’s some quick tips. Continue reading
By definition, a ‘to-do’ list is a technique for organizing and defining the tasks one needs to complete within a specified period of time. Writing a list is a convenient way to compile information, and takes the guesswork out of having accurate recall. These lists usually take form with an assortment of errands and projects that are thrown together in one large chunk. The idea behind the list is efficiency, but not all ‘to-do’ lists are created equal. Continue reading
The first step I’m going to share is searching for the job I want. In this case I’m going to go to our job search site (www.h2h.jobs) and search for a job that I’m qualified for. In my case, I’m going to choose “Social Media” and I’m going to look in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
The event, Hiring Our Heroes, is put on by the US Chamber of Commerce and is open only to employers (who are committed to hiring our veterans), veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members and eligible spouses. Continue reading