Championing Veterans to Strengthen Your Business
Honoring veterans is central to our vision at Hire Velocity. Our founder, Byron West, served as an officer in the Navy, and 20% of our management team are veterans. With every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces represented among our employees, nearly 1 in 10 is a veteran. We believe strongly in championing our nation’s heroes and the value they bring to organizations. We work closely with local, state, and federal resources, military organizations, and nonprofits dedicated to helping veterans transition from military to civilian life, and we participate in veteran career fairs to not only hire veterans at Hire Velocity but also attract military talent for our clients’ veteran recruiting initiatives.
Veteran Recruiting: Strategic Advantage of Hiring Veterans
The military instills discipline, leadership skills, and a strong work ethic into its service members. When those service members return home, they bring with them valuable talents and experiences which translate into strategic assets for your organization.
Among the qualities they contribute are:
Performance under pressure
Attention to detail
Background of diversity and inclusion
These traits prepare veterans to be outstanding team players and dynamic leaders who enhance your organization’s productivity and strengthen your company goals.
The Challenge of Veteran Recruitment
There are nearly half a million unemployed veterans seeking jobs in the United States. Eighty percent of them are willing to relocate for the right job, yet the unemployment rate among veterans remains at least 20% higher than the national average for some veteran groups. Organizations can help address these challenges by taking intentional steps to recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
Hire Velocity can help your organization attract and retain qualified veterans using a proven process that includes:
Program strategy and management
Transition program development
Retention strategy best practices
Veteran recruiting demands focused talent attraction strategies, targeted workforce solutions, and commitment to the process. At Hire Velocity, we help you strengthen your core business initiatives as you hire our country’s returning heroes.
Recruiting Process During a Crisis | Hire Velocity
Early this year when most Americans first started paying attention to COVID-19, no one could have predicted the extent to which it would disrupt our lives, jobs, and businesses. Now, just a few months later, our standard ways of living and working have ground to a halt, and we’re not sure just how long it will be before we feel a semblance of normalcy again.
Building Diversity in the Workplace | Hire Velocity
There’s no question that diversity is good for business. Companies that prioritize diversity enjoy higher financial returns, and employees do better work at these companies. According to Deloitte, people who work for companies that value diversity are 83% more innovative. They also attend work more consistently, provide better customer service, and experience stronger engagement.
Support Mental Health for Remote Workers | Hire Velocity
Zoom calls instead of in-person meetings. Long hours spent working in isolation. Eating lunch alone at your dining room table instead of with colleagues. Balancing the demands of work, home, and school for your kids, all in the same physical space. These are the challenges of remote work. Thanks to social distancing policies resulting from COVID-19, they’ve been ramped up to critical levels with no way to determine when we can expect a return to normal working conditions.