Hiring Our Heroes Sitrep Podcast
Episode 139: Where Are You Going to Be When Opportunity Knocks?

Episode 139: Where Are You Going to Be When Opportunity Knocks?

June 19, 2019

You never know when a life-changing opportunity will present itself. Being prepared for the off-chance occasion that opportunity will be knocking on your door is key to a successful transition. Through our many workshops and unique programs like our Corporate Fellowship Program, Hiring Our Heroes has a wealth of resources to ensure you are prepared. Listen in as our Executive Director at Hiring Our Heroes shares his personal transition and what it's been like watching the Corporate Fellowship Program develop into a highly sought-out program.   

Episode 138: Career Summits Reach 100 Events

Episode 138: Career Summits Reach 100 Events

June 12, 2019

Since Career Summits began, less than five years ago, we have held nearly 100 events reaching thousands of service members, military spouses and veterans. Join Hiring Our Heroes Executive Director, Chuck Hodges and Director of Career Summits, Marnie Holder as they discuss the progression and changes of the events over the years and what they are looking forward to in the coming years.  

Episode 137: You’re in Control of Your Transition

Episode 137: You’re in Control of Your Transition

June 4, 2019

What do you do when your community has an abundance of people and organizations looking to help military families? You pool the resources! Learn how NextOp is doing just that and ultimately helping dozens of non-profits thrive while touching the lives of countless military families.  

Episode 136: Taking Veteran and Military Family Recruiting To The Next Level

Episode 136: Taking Veteran and Military Family Recruiting To The Next Level

May 21, 2019

Since 2009, Penske has been committed to hiring veterans and National Guard and Reserve personnel. Join Penske's Sean Wilkins to find out how he took his own transition experience to drive change within Penske's veteran and military recruitment program and why he believes ownership and planning are two key pieces to success for both companies and military job seekers. 

Episode 135: Texas Workforce Commission

Episode 135: Texas Workforce Commission

May 14, 2019

From job listings to workshops and resume training, our community partners at the state and local level provide a great number of day-to-day support services. Often, the services they offer are as unique as the communities they serve. Listen in to hear about the programs and services offered by the Texas Workforce Commission and learn why veterans and military spouses are such an important part of their mission.  

Episode 134: Comcast NBCUniversal Has a Concierge Service For Guard and Reserve Members

Episode 134: Comcast NBCUniversal Has a Concierge Service For Guard and Reserve Members

May 7, 2019

Comcast NBCUniversal has a small, but mighty team conducting veteran and military spouse hiring efforts. Their team of eight are working to hire 21,000 military community members by 2021.

As a founding coalition member of the Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses campaign, Comcast has a storied history of supporting military families through their founder and U.S. Navy veteran, Ralph Roberts. It is evident in their passion for the unique programs they provide for service members and their families.

Listen in as we talk to Ed Carr, Director of Military & Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal, and learn about what over 100 years of military experience on a small team can accomplish.  

Episode 133: SBA’s Free Resources and Tools for Military Business Owners

Episode 133: SBA’s Free Resources and Tools for Military Business Owners

April 30, 2019

Supporting veteran-owned small businesses is an important part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s mission. Listen in as Economic Development Specialist and Veteran Liaison Bridget Moon sat down at a hiring event with Andrea Hutchins, Senior Manager of Strategic Communications and Marketing at Hiring Our Heroes,  to discuss the SBA’s resources for veterans and military spouses who want to start and grow a business.

Episode 132: Mark and Angela Fackler Share Their Story

Episode 132: Mark and Angela Fackler Share Their Story

April 24, 2019

How do you know when it's the right time to tell your story? We all take unique paths along our personal and professional journeys and some of us travel roads that are harder than others. Listen in as former Marine Sgt. Mark Fackler and his wife Angela share their story. 

Episode 131: Houston Rockets HR: How to Score with Your Resume

Episode 131: Houston Rockets HR: How to Score with Your Resume

April 16, 2019

What are job recruiters really looking for when they're searching for talent? Hear it straight from Houston Rockets Director of Human Resources Kristen Harper. The Houston Rockets organization is so decisive about their talent -- they often never have an opening! Find out why on this episode of the Sitrep podcast.

Episode 130: Volunteering Is Good For Your Mental Health

Episode 130: Volunteering Is Good For Your Mental Health

April 8, 2019

Volunteering isn’t just good for those you’re helping. It can be a great tool for increasing your own state of mental wellness. Hear from HOH Volunteer, Maj. (Ret.) and Military Spouse, Frankie Roberts about her own transition and how volunteering has helped her get through the latest transition in her life - the loss of her spouse.