Apr 28, 2019
In this episode: We all have heard of those "Veteran Friendly" companies that are willing to open their doors for the veteran talent pool but what happens when 45% leave within 12 months or even worse the 65% that leave after 24 months? Dave Beadle is a key stakeholder inside of one of the world's largest telicommuncations companies veteran integration programs and has been fighting the good fight of empowering employers with the right tools to retain a invaluable veteran talent pool that desperately is seeking challenge and leadership opportunity. Check this episode out and see if your organization is "Veteran Focused."
Once the interview starts:
0-10:00: Dave's story and wisdom of how different it was to transition back in the 80's vs the 21st century and how he spent close to a decade "figuring it out"
10-14:45: How "Be of Service" led him to figuring out his core purpose and mission
14:45-19:48: How challenging it can be in the 21st century for military veterans looking for respect, to fit in to a companies culture, and feel valued in the marketplace
19:48- 25:20: "Veteran Friendly" VS "Veteran Focused"
Golden Grenades to listen for: Dave's four levels of maximizing a Veteran's talent and skillset as an employer
25:20- 27:52: How can Employers play a better role in Veterans making their first opportunity the one they commit to long term
Golden Grenade to listen for: What are the root causes Veteran turn over inside companies
27:52- 30:00: Dave's three golden grenades: Purpose- Transition is a process- Never to late
30:00- END: HUGE Ambitious Giveaway to help Employers gain a deeper awareness on how to become Veteran Focused
Here is how you can connect with Dave:
Sign up for his monthly Newsletter - Forging Integration in Transition by emailing him at email@example.com and mention this Ambitious Vet event. If you are interested in the FREE assessment for Veteran-Friendly to Veteran-Focused, email him at the same address and let him know how to contact you and what is the company.
Interested in having a conversation around being a monthly, quarterly, annual sponsor of The Ambitious VET Network, Coming inside the tribe and performing the Passion Driven Tip of the Week or being a guest on the show, email me directly for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're unclear on your next fight to fight or need support in the trenches daily while you fight for what you believe in, come join the Ambitious VET Tribe here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheAmbitiousVETTribe/