Preventing Communication Breakdown In Business World and On Battlefield

(*Guest Blog Post by Justin Berkenstock) As we push forward into 2016 here at HicksPro, many hours have been spent reflecting on the growth of our Veteran Recruiting Programs.  While it’s always rewarding to be able to see a program we are passionate about mature and grow, I’ve also come to a renewed and sharpened […]

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When Hiring … Trainability Trumps All

Businesses large and small already realize the process to recruit, hire, train and on-board employees can be expensive, time-consuming and sometimes simply exhausting. To make matters worse, new staff members don’t always work out. When a new employee leaves a company within a short period of time for any reason, the employee start-up costs skyrocket […]

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Public Sector Contracts … Big Business or Big Burden For Talent Agencies?

Chasing RFPs, submitting proposals and securing lucrative contracts with the federal and state governments equate to big business for talent agencies. For any organization that wins public sector awards — whether for construction, IT or consulting, for example — most will end up also using at least one outside staffing or consulting agency to help […]

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Starbucks Devises a Strategy for Veteran Support

In an attempt to engage members of the military community, who will soon be transitioning to civilian life, Starbucks announced plans to hire 10,000 veterans and active duty spouses in the next five years. As a part of this strategy for veteran support, the Seattle based coffee chain will try to provide career opportunities to […]

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Tried and True, Veterans Get the Job Done

Veteran hiring is a hot topic among business leaders today. Ultimately, the decision to hire a military veteran for a project or a job needs to make smart business sense, period. The concept of “helping veterans” by providing them with jobs or projects simply doesn’t cut it and isn’t tangible enough in today’s business world. […]

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The Navy SEAL Foundation is committed to maintaining a resilient, sustainable, and healthy force into perpetuity. At the same time, this same commitment runs strong in helping those who have served this country with honor and distinction transition as they began a new chapter of their life.