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Is eSports replacing traditional sports for military recruiting?

Is eSports replacing traditional sports for military recruiting?

When the topic of Electronic sports (eSports) is brought up, you might picture a group of friends gathered in the basement playing Xbox, PlayStation or some new online game. But that could not be further from reality.  eSports is a unique competitive and cultural phenomenon where online viewers watch professional gamers compete worldwide.  Professional eSports competition has become big business with live, in-person and remotely hosted events having prize money and engaged viewers in the millions.

Nine strategies to energize government marketing RFPs

Nine strategies to energize government marketing RFPs

In military recruiting’s “do more with less” culture, marketing and contracting officers are facing a big challenge.  America’s booming economy, low unemployment rate, and a glut of nearly seven million unfilled jobs have military recruiting in a fierce battle with civilian employers and universities to attract qualified candidates.  Add to this the fact that 71 percent of 17 to 24-year-old Americans are ineligible for military service; it’s easy to see the importance of getting the most out of every marketing effort.  This article provides nine strategies to help energize government marketing RFPs to drive greater and more cost-effective results.

Tips for Working with Veteran Owned Businesses

Tips for Working with Veteran Owned Businesses

The SBA calls veterans one of the most successful group of business owners in America. So you would expect organizations would be pushing for supplier diversity through veteran owned businesses. But despite the focus on veteran employment through the diversity & inclusion community, there’s very little on supplier diversity around veteran owned businesses.