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Hiring Our Heroes

1.5 Million Opportunities to Strengthen Your Business

Dakota Meyer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Dakota Meyer

While I agree with many about the moral obligation our country has to take care of its veterans and support them as they reintegrate into society, good business is ultimately built on good strategy. And the business case for hiring veterans is a strong one.

Leadership in Action: Businesses Large and Small Hiring Vets

Dakota Meyer | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Dakota Meyer

Ever since I received the Medal of Honor, I have made it my mission to help my fellow veterans make the same difficult transition I had to make from service member to civilian.

A Thank You to Those Who Serve

Dakota Meyer | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the men and women who are still serving every day to protect us, and I am forever indebted to those who gave all.

A Call to Action for America's Employers

Dakota Meyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Today, as we take a moment to think about how we can honor the great men and women that have served our country, consider hiring employees that will make your business smarter and stronger. Hire a veteran, and then hire some more.

In Praise of Ordinary Men Who Became Heroes

Cindi Bigelow | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Cindi Bigelow

The price to preserve freedom is always a costly one, but it offers a lesson that every school child and adult in America should be reminded of again and again. These are lessons of history that can never be forgotten for the sake of those who died

An Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer's Fingertips

Dakota Meyer | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business
Dakota Meyer

Standing out -- not stealth -- should be the new strategy of every veteran and transitioning servicemember searching for a career after the military. How can an employer hire you if they can't find you?

A New Resume Tool Designed for Our Heroes

Dakota Meyer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

This week, Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota launched the Personal Branding Resume Engine, an online tool that goes beyond typical MOS (military occupational specialty) translation and takes into account all of the skills, training, and accomplishments a person has achieved in the military.

Let's Hire Our Heroes

Dakota Meyer | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

It's not easy coming home from war. I wondered why any employer would have a need for a Marine sniper. But then I thought about the other skills I bring to the table -- teamwork, managing personnel in challenging circumstances, advanced technical skills. These are traits no one teaches better than our military.

Toyota, Medal Of Honor Recipient Help Vets With Job 'Elevator Pitches'

Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Toyota is launching an initiative to help U.S. veterans find jobs, the automaker announced Monday. Toyota will team up with the U.S. Chamber of Com...

Kiss, Motley Crue Donate $250,000 To Hiring Our Heroes Program

ETOnline.com | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

Legendary rock bands KISS and Motley Crue teamed up to help U.S. military veterans win the battle against unemployment, giving a $250,000 donation to ...