January 25, 2024
In this episode, Sam interviews Brandon Charleson, owner of TechRecruiterPro, about the unique skills and experiences that veterans bring to the table. They discuss how to translate military skills to civilian roles, the importance of having no BS conversations, and the value of working with executive recruiters. Brandon shares his insights on working with startups and Fortune 100 companies, and emphasizes the need for flexibility and mentorship in career transitions. Overall, this episode provides valuable guidance for both transitioning veterans and recruiters looking to tap into this talent pool.
Throughout the conversation, Brandon also discusses the importance of candidate experience and how it impacts the success of recruitment efforts. He emphasizes the need for building a positive employer brand and creating a seamless application process. Brandon also highlights the role of technology and automation in recruitment and shares insights on the future of the industry.
00:00 – Podcast Intro
01:23 – From Military to Tech Recruiting: A Chat with Brandon Charleson
07:40 – Veterans in the Workforce: Unique Skills That Set Them Apart
14:00 – Veterans in the Workforce: Aligning Skills with the Right Job
16:59 – A Veteran’s Success Story: Navigating a Seamless Transition
21:06 – From Startups to Corporations: Strategies for External Recruiters
31:22 – Recruitment Unfiltered: Lessons in No BS Conversations
37:48 – Last Takeaways and Podcast Farewell