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What's More Important than Hiring Veterans? Retaining Them

on Nov 9, 2016 3:20:44 PM By | Brian Gallagher | 0 Comments | Labor & Industrial Insights Veterans Retention
Talent acquisition is big business. U.S. corporations spend $130 billion dollars on recruitment in order to fill their open positions with the right people. According to Bersin by Deloitte, U.S. companies spend an average of $4,000 to fill an open position, so the need to find the right hire is paramount.
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7 Reasons You Should Hire a Veteran

on Oct 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM By | Jen Ray | 0 Comments | Recruiting Veterans
Last year I had a personal mission to get out and connect with our military service members. On a Friday afternoon I got in my car, mapped out all the recruiting centers in my area and started to shake hands. It was an amazing afternoon to say the least! I started many great relationships that day. Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Baldovin with the Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection (WERC) program was one of the people I was referred to that day. Baldovin helps National Guard members with the skills needed to find employment. From interviewing skills to putting Guard members in touch with employers, he does it all.
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