Sharp Decisions Honored As Employer Of The Week In ConnectingVets.com!

This Employer of the Week is working to help underemployed veterans Our Employer of the Week series features one company each week that has made a commitment to hiring and supporting veterans. This week’s employer is Sharp Decisions. Sharp Decisions is a talent solutions and consulting firm that has been helping clients overcome a wide range… Continue reading Sharp Decisions Honored As Employer Of The Week In ConnectingVets.com!

Karen Ross Featured On Newsmax TV

Karen Ross offers her perspectives on what to do about veteran underemployment, and shares some advice for other companies looking to create meaningful career opportunities for the men and women who have served our country! The segment can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqwdJss_DR8&feature=youtu.be

Karen Ross Featured In Veterans News Report: Solving the Problem of Veteran Underemployment

By Karen Ross, CEO, Sharp Decisions There is so much to be said about the vital role that veterans play in the civilian workforce. But can the skills they learn in the military translate to other career paths? Often, more work needs to be done to support the transitioning veterans and for this reason, underemployment has plagued… Continue reading Karen Ross Featured In Veterans News Report: Solving the Problem of Veteran Underemployment

Karen Ross Featured In Forbes – How Hiring Veterans Wins The War For Tech Talent

Our CEO Karen Ross has been featured on Forbes.com to discuss why veterans are so valuable to the technology industry. “The business world was resistant. Corporations felt veterans didn’t necessarily have the know-how on the specific technology platforms businesses were seeking. Even the language they used was problematic. Civilians and the military speak differently. Veterans… Continue reading Karen Ross Featured In Forbes – How Hiring Veterans Wins The War For Tech Talent

Karen Ross Featured on the National Defense Radio Show

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1568327795901{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] Earlier this week, Karen Ross shared her experience of hiring veterans with Randy Miller of the National Defense Radio Show. In this segment, Karen discusses some quick history of Sharp Decisions, how and why she created the V.E.T.S. program, the unparalleled value that veterans bring to clients, and the importance of… Continue reading Karen Ross Featured on the National Defense Radio Show

Teamwork: A Core Military Tenet Translated to Corporate America

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1568311599489{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Karen Ross When interviewing potential new employees, one of the most common internally-debated questions is “can they fit in well here and work well with our team?” Said plainly: are they teamwork-oriented people that can help elevate those they work with? This is one of the most vital traits to have… Continue reading Teamwork: A Core Military Tenet Translated to Corporate America

Bloomberg PM Markets Discusses Doubling Down on Vets in Tech with Karen Ross

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sharp Decisions CEO Karen Ross joined Carol Massar and Jason Kelly of Bloomberg PM Markets this afternoon to discuss why Sharp Decisions has doubled down on veterans in the technology sector. Major corporate America institutions, particularly the technology sector throughout every major industry, has reached a crossroads. A perfect storm of decreased visa applicants and a… Continue reading Bloomberg PM Markets Discusses Doubling Down on Vets in Tech with Karen Ross

Karen Ross Discusses Tech Skills Gap with TechRepublic

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1568311527000{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our CEO Karen Ross spoke with TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson to discuss how veterans can help fill the tech skills gap with the over 500,000 unfilled roles in the technology sector. “The skill gap is actually not as great as what people think,” Ross said. However with the decline of H-1B visas, veterans are having… Continue reading Karen Ross Discusses Tech Skills Gap with TechRepublic

CEO Karen Ross Featured in The Virginian-Pilot

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’ve heard a lot lately about how veteran unemployment rates are at an all-time low, but what the numbers don’t show is that veterans are underemployed. Underemployment is the new unemployment. The department cites that of the more than 3 million post-9/11 veterans employed in the civilian workforce today, less than 40 percent are in… Continue reading CEO Karen Ross Featured in The Virginian-Pilot

CEO Karen Ross Has Op-Ed Published in U.S. News & World Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There have been a handful of stories recently that discuss how men in Silicon Valley feel as though women-in-tech diversity initiatives are going too far. Our CEO Karen Ross decided to respond to those claims in an op-ed published in U.S. News & World Report titled “Rewrite the Rules on Women in Tech.” This op-ed touches on… Continue reading CEO Karen Ross Has Op-Ed Published in U.S. News & World Report