The Beacon: January 2023

A message from our Founder and CEO, Robyn Grable: The definition of a beacon: a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration. That is the perfect definition of our mission at Talents ASCEND. A fire that was lit in me to create the company. A light set...

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Vacancy Rates

Record Job VacanciesAccording to The Department of Labor’s monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary, also known as the JOLTS report, employment vacancies in the US rose to over 11 million in October 2021. While vacancies dropped slightly in subsequent months, a vacancy rate of approximately...

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The Issue with Resumes

Putting one’s professional history and career accomplishments into a resume can oftentimes feel overwhelming. It’s hard enough to summarize job titles, skills, and performance in a limited number of bullet points let alone having to recall the endless contributions one has made to all of the roles...

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Land of the Free because of the Brave!

Reflecting on Veterans Day – as a veteran whose grandfather, father, and stepfather served along with an uncle, severely wounded in Vietnam, and now a nephew on active duty – the day has significant meaning to me. But what about the majority of the population who has no connection to the military?...

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Veterans: The Untapped Talent

Job Hunt Challenges Every company wants to find candidates who have leadership skills, a strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a team. Who do those skills define? Veterans. So why do veterans struggle to find employment after their military service? In the 2016...

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5 Reasons To Hire Military Spouses

A big part of serving in America’s military is moving across the country, and sometimes overseas. For those tens of thousands of military spouses and families, this usually means they move with their servicemember as well. Over the course of a long career, this can mean families pick up and move...

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#1 Reason Employers Hire Veterans

If you’re a business owner, CEO, recruiting agent, or in charge of hiring at your company, there’s one powerful, obvious reason that you should hire U.S. Military Veterans. Over the last few months, we’ve had droves of businesses in various industries jumping on this opportunity to focus heavily...

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Why Hire Veterans?

Advantages of Hiring Veterans When looking for someone to fill your talent needs, take time and consider hiring a Veteran. All too often Veterans are overlooked for positions they apply to because many hiring managers don’t understand how their skills transcend industries and the value Veterans...

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