Veterans Break into the Tech Sector at Sharp Decisions  

As of June 2021, the veteran unemployment rate is at 4.8%. At Sharp Decisions, we decided to make sure our veterans are taken care of. Clients are constantly in awe at the hard work and dedication U.S. military veterans are carrying out, and we have made an ongoing commitment to keeping a minimum of 25% of… Continue reading Veterans Break into the Tech Sector at Sharp Decisions  

Congrats to Our VETS™ at Sharp University!

Late last month a cohort of U.S. military veterans completed their V.E.T.S.™ training through Sharp University.  The award-winning V.E.T.S.™ (Vocation, Education, and Training for Service members) Program started in 2013 as a way to give veterans meaningful civilian employment. After an intense 3-week virtual bootcamp, nine veterans fulfilled their training in quality assurance, and have… Continue reading Congrats to Our VETS™ at Sharp University!

Innovating at Sharp University

Our award-winning and industry-first V.E.T.S ™ Program oversees the training and hiring of military veterans. V.E.T.S ™, which stands for the Vocation, Education, and Training of Service members, connects veterans with respectful post-service careers in tech. And they do so through Sharp University: an intensive workshop that provides technological training from the ground up.   Amidst… Continue reading Innovating at Sharp University

Looking at Tech Through the Lens of Service

The new dispersed workforce has shown that productivity can remain high when not all working from the same office location. An employee’s commitment to service to their company often comes down to how well a company empowers them to make decisions on their own. Ask any C-suite executive what aspect they look for most when… Continue reading Looking at Tech Through the Lens of Service

Happy Fourth of July from CEO, Karen Ross

Two hundred forty-five years ago, our Founding Fathers created an idea for a nation that would embrace life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all. This July 4, we celebrate as a nation coming out the other side of a global pandemic and a renewed sense of freedom that comes with that. At the… Continue reading Happy Fourth of July from CEO, Karen Ross

How our V.E.T.S ™ Program Became Our Biggest Asset

After noticing a large gap in the veteran employment rate, we introduced the industry-first V.E.T.S.™ (Vocation, Education and Training for Service Members) program in 2013. This program ensures that veterans come back into a civilian environment where their technological and leadership skills are continuously nurtured.  Sharp Decisions has a streamlined process to assist veterans in receiving the training… Continue reading How our V.E.T.S ™ Program Became Our Biggest Asset

Sharp Decisions Awarded as a 2021 VETS Indexes Recognized Employer

Sharp Decisions is honored to be awarded as a VETS Indexes Recognized Employer. For nearly 10 years, Sharp Decisions has been dedicated to training and hiring veterans in competitive, high-tech jobs. With our industry-first VETS (Vocation, Education, and Training for Service Members) Program, we ensure that veterans are given the resources and respect they deserve.  Be… Continue reading Sharp Decisions Awarded as a 2021 VETS Indexes Recognized Employer

Memorial Day is a Time for Reflection and Action, Thoughts from CEO, Karen Ross

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. It is a day to commemorate the fallen members of the military; a day dedicated to safeguarding their legacy. It is a day to reflect on the freedoms that are afforded to us, as much as it is a day to give back. President John F. Kennedy said it… Continue reading Memorial Day is a Time for Reflection and Action, Thoughts from CEO, Karen Ross

The Three Things Six Sigma Marketing and Veterans Have in Common

Military training leads to civilian skills companies yearn for. With that in mind, veterans often have knowledge that is easily transferable to corporate life. Here are three ways veterans are set for the job:   Agile Teams: Veterans respond quickly and efficiently to change, which is incredibly important in the ever-evolving tech environment. With ready-to-act individuals, a greater team effort is… Continue reading The Three Things Six Sigma Marketing and Veterans Have in Common

How Sharp Decision’s Platoon-Based Training Encourages Career Growth for Vets

Problem-solvers, deadline-oriented, and quick-minded, veterans come with assets that make them valuable team players. Veterans at Sharp Decisions work best in cohorts, akin to platoons in the military. With this approach, we have found there is strength in teamwork.    When we say that we deploy our teams in a platoon approach, we are referencing the inter-disciplinary… Continue reading How Sharp Decision’s Platoon-Based Training Encourages Career Growth for Vets