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Be Part of the 2022 Best for Vets: Employers Survey

The Military Times 2022 Best for Vets: Employers Survey is now open. Be part of the survey if you’d like to help veterans excel in their post-military careers.

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Military Times Announces Its 2021 Best For Vets: Employers List

VIENNA VA, November 4, 2021 – Military Times announced its 2021 Best for Vets: Employers rankings today. This year, almost 200 organizations submitted responses to the Best for Vets: Employers survey that fielded from July to September, and 161 employers made the list. This editorially independent program produces a highly respected analysis of a company’s efforts to recruit, ...

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The Little Known, Yet Crucial, Role of Military Chaplains in Suicide Prevention

September marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The statistics are sobering.   According to the CDC, 12 million Americans have reported seriously considering suicide, 3.5 million have made a suicide plan, and 1.4 million have attempted death by suicide. Within the military community, suicide rates remain a pressing concern. Prevention programs provided by the U.S. ...

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The 2021 Military Times Best for Vets Employers Survey Launches

One of the most trusted surveys recognizing leading companies that hire veterans is now accepting submissions. Employers may submit their company’s submission now through August 15, 2021.  For more than 10 years, the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers list has been setting the bar for best veteran employers. This year, a new multi-year partnership between Military Times a ...

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2021 Military Times Best for Vets: Employers Survey Opening this June with Methodology Enhancements

One of the most trusted and rigorous surveys of military veteran hiring practices is back for 2021. Each year the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers Survey improves. This year, there is no other similar survey that comes close. Setting the standard on how to develop, conduct and deliver survey results on veteran hiring is a new, multi-year partnership between Military Tim ...

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No There Isn’t a Draft: Sustaining Our All-Volunteer Force

Rising tensions with Iran have been met with a number of questions (and lots and lots of memes) about the  existence of the federal program that provides a rapid and robust response system in the event of a national emergency, commonly known as “the draft.” So many questions that the Selective Service System’s (SSS) website crashed as a result of heightened traffic. Add malicio ...

Bridging the Military-Civilian Gap: Take Some Time to Learn about Those Who Serve

Bridging the Military-Civilian Gap: Take Some Time to Learn about Those Who Serve

On November 11, the United States will celebrate Veterans Day, a day dedicated to honoring the men and women who have served our country through military service. But take a moment to stop and consider how much, or little, you might know about the Military and our service members.   How many Americans currently serve in the military? What do Service members do when they are ...

Military vs. Corporate Recruiting

The military services collectively need to recruit more than 200,000 new members each year. While recruiting for any company is a numbers game, the Military is not Google; the way the Military needs to attract and screen candidates fundamentally differs from what works in the private sector. A few factors clearly set the Military apart from other employers: The Military holds ...

#MeToo and the Military

#MeToo and the Military: Considerations for Conducting Focus Groups on Sexual Misconduct

Since 2017, allegations and revelations around sexual misconduct have dominated headlines, and the national conversation around gender began to shift. Many refer to this as the #MeToo Movement, which references the hashtag developed to convey the prevalence of sexual misconduct in the nation. In the midst of this important cultural dialogue, Fors Marsh Group was tasked by the ...

2017 National Sexual Assault Conference: From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action

Earlier this year, Fors Marsh Group (FMG) attended the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Dallas, Texas. Because FMG researchers stay engaged in current research, they attended NSAC to further identify and educate themselves on trends and different perspectives on the national climate. Presenters and attendees included researchers, advocates, law enforcement, and ...

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