- March 14, 2014
-- To celebrate March Madness, Mashable (http://mashable.com/)
challenged small businesses all over the country to explain why they deserve the title. All entrants were vetted by dissecting their social presences, consumer engagement, short responses, company size, and revenue numbers. The challenge consists of four rounds, with a final winner crowned on March 18. The winning business will receive a feature profile on Mashable.
RecruitMilitary, a leading military-to-
civilian recruitment firm, was named to the “Sweet Sixteen,” along with other small businesses ranging from New York Grilled Cheese to Endangered Species Chocolate. As the largest independent online news site dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology, Mashable boasts more than 34 million unique monthly visitors and one of the most engaged online news communities. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.
In their findings, Mashable noted, “RecruitMilitary’
s overarching purpose is to provide veteran job-seekers with tools and information they need while looking for employment. Whether it’s sharing job listings, answering questions or aggregating relevant news stories, RM pays attention to what its followers want and need.RecruitMilitary is a great business that does amazing things for veterans in need of professional advice and assistance…On Twitter they are really rocking customer service, as they respond to every query, comment and piece of fan advice. They have great success stories and should continue to do what they do best — connecting with their fans with poise, passion and persistence.”About RecruitMilitary
: RecruitMilitary (http://mashable.com/
) helps organizations excel by leveraging the talent of our nation’s finest people, our veterans. Founded in 1998, the company hosts 67 veteran job fairs around the nation each year that provide more than 27,250 veterans the ability to interact with over 3,000 leading companies and other organizations (http://recruitmilitary.com/employers/expos
). In addition, the company offers the largest and most complete database of high-quality veteran talent with over 660,000 members (http://recruitmilitary.com/employers/resume-database
). Also, the company distributes Search & Employ®
magazine on American military bases worldwide (http://recruitmilitary.com/
and-employ), and provides recruiting services through its professional services team (http://recruitmilitary.com/
s website has received two consecutive User’s Choice Awards from Weddle’s (http://www.weddles.com)
for 2013 and 2014. Weddle’s is a publisher of guides and directories that focus on the employment-related area of the Internet. In 2012, RecruitMilitary received the first annual One More Way Award from The Sierra Group Foundation. The foundation established the award to recognize people or companies whose support results in awareness of, and job opportunities for, people with disabilities. In 2011, RecruitMilitary received the First Annual Lee Anderson Small Business Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uschamber.com)
.Company leaders are available to speak and write on any topic related to veteran hiring, job search, and tapping the veteran talent pipeline for organizational excellence.