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The dawn of the pandemic has opened up the world to many things including new practices and vocabularies: one of which is ' Ghosting '. Ghosting is a term that is initially and more commonly used in the dating world. It occurs when a party starts contact and then all of a sudden terminates communication when the other party is already engaged into the conversation, relationship, or activity.   Nowadays, ghosting has spread...
What is job wrapping or job scraping? Job wrapping is a digital data development process that can capture multiple jobs listed in an employer's website or career site and post them under that employer's profile on different or multiple job boards. Since the process requires the capturing of multiple data accurately and regularly, the process has to be done by experts. Job wrapping is usually executed by third-party vendors for or on...
The biggest challenge for Veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life is in trying to figure out how they can present themselves as skilled workers to the new/potential corporate employers. “All the work that I've done are from my military service.  What value can I bring to a civilian employer?” We, at Hire Veterans Job Board, often see this among our job seekers. A Veteran with experience in...
Picture: James A. Molnar Discrimination is alive and well in many workplaces throughout the United States. Many veterans face discrimination regularly for their military service, and some members of the LGBTQIA+ community are discriminated against for their sexual preferences. If you prefer not to waste your time applying for jobs with managers and owners who won’t accept you for who you are, look out for some of the...
Employers and companies, in general, can get a lot of benefits from hiring Veterans. Early this year, we released a newsletter detailing the financial advantage of hiring U.S. Veterans: Tax Credits . On this blog, we will enumerate the Soft Skills Advantages to a workplace when you decide to hire Veterans. Many Veterans value a  hard day's work . Their military exposure trained them to put in daily work that involve not only the...
Being overqualified means your experiences, education level, and/or skills are beyond what is required for the position you’re trying out for. Sadly, in this case, résumés will not always be your ticket to employment. For overqualified applicants, an impressive résumé might sometimes be the reason for employers to say, “Thank you, next!” Why do employers hesitate to hire an overqualified...
When military veterans decide to switch to the private sector and find employment with a civilian organization, they need a resume. An excellent veteran transition resume should display your commitment to your duty and how you can apply the skills you honed during your military service in a civilian work environment.  Describing your military career in a relatable way to a civilian recruiter may present some difficulties. Using the...
  Applicant hunting can also be a difficult process like job hunting. The burden of hiring an employee for an open and sometimes critical position rests on the shoulders of recruiters. HireVeterans already offers an easy way to hire people (with military background) through our Job Board . However, posting a job advertisement is not enough. Applicants won’t instantly pour in once you have advertised your vacancies. There...
More than 250,000 military service members in 2019 joined the civilian workforce. For many veterans, reentering the workforce after a stint in the military can be a challenging transition. One of their primary concerns is to land a well-paying job where they can put to good use the skills and experiences gained from their service in the military. Businesses, meanwhile, need skilled employees with the ability to face challenges the modern...
In this post, we will explore the Top 3 Reasons to Prioritize Veteran Hiring in 2021 along with the business case analysis of why America’s top companies want to hire military veterans. An estimated 200,000 active-duty service members transition out of the military each year, which means this exceptional talent pool keeps adding to the estimated 18 million veterans in the U.S. America’s best companies are learning that...