Military-connected community members, specifically military spouses, are all over the world. In 2017, a Department of Defense study showed that there are over 640,000 spouses of active military members. Of these military spouses, 88% of those who participated in the study had at least some post-high school education. Regardless of their qualifications for the job, hiring managers are often hesitant to hire military prospects due to their frequent moves. Companies should not overlook this uniquely talented group of individuals who can bring immense value to your company. Check out these 5 skills you can add to your team by hiring military spouses.
You probably know by now that we’re not much for keeping secrets around here. So, in honor of May being Military Spouse Appreciation Month, we’re excited to announce that we’ve banded together with some rockstar milspouse bloggers to bring you some fun, new content!
Scaling your business often requires building out your workforce, which can be time-consuming and costly. Resources are poured into finding the right candidates, interviewing them, and training them. In addition to these initial costs, other miscellaneous costs include office space, desk space, and work materials. How can you reduce these hiring costs? One solution is hiring military community members!
January 25, 2019
Check out this dynamic feature about Instant Teams (previously known as MadSkills) and our founding team as lawyer, veteran, and accomplished writer, Anna Blanche Rabe, researches companies with social impact: https://annablanch.net/blog/madskills/