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The Team that Reads Together: HOH Staff Picks for National #BookLoversDay

Today is National Book Lovers Day.  In the spirit of the holiday, the team at Hiring Our Heroes has compiled a list of our staff’s top ten book recommendations. Each book is written for a different purpose, whether it is to invoke emotion, enlighten, inform, or simply entertain. Reading … Read more about The Team that Reads Together: HOH Staff Picks for National #BookLoversDay

Change Starts at Home: Paving a Path for Military Spouse Hiring

  Join Medal of Honor recipient and Toyota Personal Branding Ambassador Sergeant Dakota Meyer as he sits down with Starbucks' Director of Global Social Impact Jen Bibby, as she shares lessons the company has learned during its journey to build a highly-effective veteran and military spouse … Read more about Change Starts at Home: Paving a Path for Military Spouse Hiring

New Optimism for Career-Seeking Military Spouses in Maryland

Military spouses who live in Southern Maryland say they are celebrating after a recent hiring event hosted by Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) and Military Corps Career Connect (C3). The event, a military spouse hiring reception, gathered career-minded military spouses and employers from the area into one … Read more about New Optimism for Career-Seeking Military Spouses in Maryland

Veteran Hiring is Not the Field of Dreams

Join Medal of Honor recipient and Toyota Personal Branding Ambassador Sergeant Dakota Meyer as he sits down with Phillips 66's Jonathan Rosenburg, Manager of Talent Planning and Acquisition, and Kevin Blasco, Director of Talent Acquisition Programs, as they share the the journey to move Phillips 66 … Read more about Veteran Hiring is Not the Field of Dreams

Maryland Fellowship Program Puts Military Spouse Careers Back on Track

After having her children, Chelsea Bridges, a military spouse living in Maryland, was ready to get her career back on track. Armed with her Bachelor’s degree and close to 10 years of administrative experience, Bridges assumed finding a full time position in the National Capital Region would be … Read more about Maryland Fellowship Program Puts Military Spouse Careers Back on Track

From the Trenches: Veteran Spotlight on CarMax’s Jacob Ostrowidzki

Name: Jacob Ostrowidzki Branch: Sergeant, U.S. Army Military Occupational Specialty: 11B Infantryman Current Company of Employment & Job Title: Buyer at CarMax – El Paso, Texas When did you choose to begin applying for jobs in the civilian workplace? I served in the Army, assigned to … Read more about From the Trenches: Veteran Spotlight on CarMax’s Jacob Ostrowidzki

5 Reasons You Need to Apply to the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP) is an innovative program that provides military service members with professional training and hands-on experience in the civilian workforce. Here are five reasons why you need to apply to participate in the CFP before you transition out of … Read more about 5 Reasons You Need to Apply to the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program

Transition Toolbox: Preparing for Civilian Employment

Whether your service spans four years or more than 20, when it's time to swap your military boots for business wing tips, the change to the civilian workforce can feel jarring. If military separation or retirement is on your calendar this year, then you have plenty to consider, but don't let the … Read more about Transition Toolbox: Preparing for Civilian Employment

Corporate Fellowship Spotlight: Gabrielle Quatse

Hiring Our Heroes funnels the immense employment potential of transitioning service members into veteran-ready companies through the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program. Working at more than a dozen program sites across the nation, transitioning military service members have … Read more about Corporate Fellowship Spotlight: Gabrielle Quatse

Still Searching? Three Tips for Effectively Resetting Your Job Search In 2018

The search for the right job can sometimes feel like driving on an open road with endless miles, rather than a short trip to your final destination. To keep from becoming discouraged, don't let the uncertainty of the search blur your focus. The early part of the calendar year is a great time to map … Read more about Still Searching? Three Tips for Effectively Resetting Your Job Search In 2018