Podcast

Strong Suit 173: 22 Million Hidden Candidates You’re Missing

By December 7, 2017 No Comments

In the war for talent, you need to turn over every stone. And here’s one you’re likely missing?

Veterans.

There are 22 million veterans in the US, and there are probably just as many myths & misunderstandings.

So I sought out an expert to fill us in.

I found him in Silicon Valley. Chris Galy is Chief People Officer at Ten-X (formerly Auction.com).

After his graduation from West Point, Chris served in the Army Flight School before building a successful career as VP Talent Acquisition at Intuit.

In this 20-minute interview, Chris reveals the secrets of tapping into the veteran candidate pool. Where to find them? How to recruit them? What types of roles are the best fit?

And how to finally debunk the myths.