Military Veterans:
The Untapped Well of Leadership and Technical Talent
Bryan Zawikowski, Vice President, Lucas Group Mili...
Overview
› Lucas Group Summary & Expertise
› Lucas Group - Military Division
› Why Hire Military Veterans?
› Diversity in ...
Lucas Group - Summary
› Founded in 1970, Lucas Group is now one of the U.S.’ largest
executive recruitment firms
› Private...
Lucas Group - Expertise
›Accounting and Finance
›Contract Services
›Human Resources
›Information Technology
›Legal
›Milita...
Lucas Group - Military Division
› Lucas Group Military is corporate
America's premier source of
leadership and technical t...
Lucas Group - Military Division
› Military leaders have a work ethic forged in the
toughest environments. They build teams...
Why Hire Military Veterans?
Wal-Mart, Pepsi
and GE know a
thing or two about
hiring great
people!
FORTUNE
March 22nd
, 201...
Why Hire Military Veterans?
HARVARD BUSINESS
REVIEW
November, 2010
Military Leadership
in the
Business World
(it translate...
Why Hire Military Veterans?
› Military Veterans will assimilate quickly, as they are accustomed to
adapting to new environ...
Diversity in the U.S. Military
Recruiting highly-qualified, high potential diversity candidates into your
organization is ...
JMOs – Junior Military Officers
› Hand selected from a large pool of Officers about to be separated
from the military
› Al...
JMOs – Junior Military Officers
› Distribution Supervisor
› Logistics Supervisor
› Maintenance Supervisor
› Manufacturing ...
Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians
Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians
› Hand selected from a large pool of Non-Commissioned Officers
(NCO’s) about to be...
Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians
Representative Positions Placed
› Auxiliary Equipment Repair
› Facilities Maintena...
CEVs – Corporate Experienced Veterans
› Mid- and Senior level executives
› Average 12-20 years of active duty military exp...
CEVs – Corporate Experienced Veterans
Representative Positions Placed
› Construction Program
Management
› Facilities Manag...
Lucas Group Client Corporations
Respected and well-recognized global companies utilize Lucas Group Military as a
critical ...
Lucas Group Military – Service Delivery Model
Establish Hiring Needs & Confirm Requirements
& Qualifications With Hiring M...
Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences
› Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences are highly targeted
events in which corp...
Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences
› We host more than 35 conferences a year
›Held in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houst...
Contact Information
Bryan Zawikowski
USAFA ‘89
Vice President/General Manager
Lucas Group - Military Transition Division
b...
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Lucas Group Military

  1. 1. Military Veterans: The Untapped Well of Leadership and Technical Talent Bryan Zawikowski, Vice President, Lucas Group Military
  2. 2. Overview › Lucas Group Summary & Expertise › Lucas Group - Military Division › Why Hire Military Veterans? › Diversity in the U.S. Military › Junior Military Officers (JMO’s) › Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO’s) › Corporate Experienced Veterans (CEV’s) › Sample of other Lucas Group Corporate Clients › Lucas Group Service Delivery Model & Military Hiring Conferences › Questions
  3. 3. Lucas Group - Summary › Founded in 1970, Lucas Group is now one of the U.S.’ largest executive recruitment firms › Privately held › 15 locations in the United States Atlanta Baltimore Chicago Dallas Denver Houston Irvine, CA Las Vegas Los Angeles Miami New York Phoenix San Diego Tampa Washington DC
  4. 4. Lucas Group - Expertise ›Accounting and Finance ›Contract Services ›Human Resources ›Information Technology ›Legal ›Military Transition ›Manufacturing & Operations ›Sales and Marketing
  5. 5. Lucas Group - Military Division › Lucas Group Military is corporate America's premier source of leadership and technical talent departing the U.S. Military. › We have facilitated more than 25,000 successful transitions from active duty to civilian careers since 1970.
  6. 6. Lucas Group - Military Division › Military leaders have a work ethic forged in the toughest environments. They build teams and create synergies that have an immediate positive impact on any organization. › They make excellent leaders, Managers, Engineers, Sales Representatives and Field Service Personnel in nearly every industry and functional area.
  7. 7. Why Hire Military Veterans? Wal-Mart, Pepsi and GE know a thing or two about hiring great people! FORTUNE March 22nd , 2010 http://money.cnn.com/2010/03/04/news/companies/military_business_leaders.fortune/?postversion=2010030504%20
  8. 8. Why Hire Military Veterans? HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW November, 2010 Military Leadership in the Business World (it translates VERY well!)
  9. 9. Why Hire Military Veterans? › Military Veterans will assimilate quickly, as they are accustomed to adapting to new environments › Their experiences combine leadership, technical aptitude and savvy, as well as bias toward action › They will do more with fewer resources › Many have government-funded relocation › All officers and many NCO’s have 4-year degrees in business or technical fields › Significant diversity represented within this candidate pool
  10. 10. Diversity in the U.S. Military Recruiting highly-qualified, high potential diversity candidates into your organization is critical to your long-term success. The U.S. Military is an excellent source of diverse talent. Lucas Group has a nationwide network of experienced recruiters who can access this extensive pool of talent to help you meet your goals and objectives. Hispanic, 6% Other, 5% African American, 15% Non-Diverse, 74% Air Force, Total 25% Hispanic, 8% Other, 6% African American, 26% Non-Diverse, 60% Army, Total 40% Hispanic, 12% Other, 6% African American, 15% Non-Diverse, 67% Marine Corps, Total 33% Hispanic, 9% Other, 9% African American, 18% Non-Diverse, 64% Navy, Total 36%
  11. 11. JMOs – Junior Military Officers › Hand selected from a large pool of Officers about to be separated from the military › All have college degrees (technical and non-technical) › Energetic young leaders with an average age of 25-30 › They have extensive supervisory experience and leadership training › Experience in variety of fields including engineering, maintenance, production, distribution, sales and general management
  12. 12. JMOs – Junior Military Officers › Distribution Supervisor › Logistics Supervisor › Maintenance Supervisor › Manufacturing Supervisor › Operations Supervisors › Production Supervisor › Transportation Supervisor › Field Engineer › Manufacturing Engineer › Process Engineer › Project Engineer › Program Manager › Project Manager › Sales Representative Representative Positions Placed
  13. 13. Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians
  14. 14. Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians › Hand selected from a large pool of Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO’s) about to be separated from the military › Many have 4-year degrees (technical and non-technical) › They have hands-on technical experience and training in addition to supervisory experience and leadership training › Strong work ethic, excellent people skills, integrity, team building abilities
  15. 15. Non-Commissioned Officers & Technicians Representative Positions Placed › Auxiliary Equipment Repair › Facilities Maintenance › Fuels Craftsman › Generator Mechanic › HAZMAT Manager › Maintenance Mechanic › Planner/Scheduler › Power Plant Operator › Production Associate › Training Coordinator › Logistics Supervisor › Maintenance Supervisor › Production Supervisor › Electrical Technicians › Electronic Technicians › Field Service Technicians › Gas Turbine Technicians › Mechanical Technicians › Operations Technicians
  16. 16. CEVs – Corporate Experienced Veterans › Mid- and Senior level executives › Average 12-20 years of active duty military experience › 2-10 years of corporate experience › All have college degrees ›BA/BS: Engineering, Sciences, Business, etc. ›Most have graduate degrees: MS Engineering, MBA, MPA › Mature, energetic, battle-tested leaders › Extensive leadership and training experience
  17. 17. CEVs – Corporate Experienced Veterans Representative Positions Placed › Construction Program Management › Facilities Management › Maintenance Management › Program Management › Senior Program Manager/Ecommerce › Supply Management/Logistics › Technology Management › Homeland Security › Business Development › Civil Engineering › Director, Supply Chain & Procurement › Systems Acquisition
  18. 18. Lucas Group Client Corporations Respected and well-recognized global companies utilize Lucas Group Military as a critical component of their human capital strategy. Our entire team takes pride in our partnership with these leaders in their respective verticals, but more importantly we know that we contribute significantly to their day-to-day success. Abbott Diagnostics Alliant Energy Ashland Boston Scientific Cargill Carrier Caterpillar, Inc. CB Richard Ellis Chevron Danaher Dell, Inc. ExxonMobil General Electric Global Industries Goodyear IBM Kraft Foods Koch Pipelines Michelin Motorola Pepsi Bottling Co. Procter & Gamble Sara Lee Schlumberger Shell Oil Stryker Corp. Target Stores The Home Depot Unilever Verizon Walmart York International
  19. 19. Lucas Group Military – Service Delivery Model Establish Hiring Needs & Confirm Requirements & Qualifications With Hiring Managers Review Specs With Lucas Group Rep. for Evaluation (Fit & Compensation) Interview Confirmation & Initial Interviews (determine best solution) Lucas Group Military Hiring Conference Follow-Up & Final Interviews Individual Interviews Final Feedback & Offer Stage
  20. 20. Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences › Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences are highly targeted events in which corporate clients can interview tier-one candidates in a professional one-on-one interview setting › These are invitation-only events ›We do all the pre-screening prior to the conference ›We also match candidates with appropriate companies prior to the conference › Conferences are no-obligation, zero risk events
  21. 21. Lucas Group Military Hiring Conferences › We host more than 35 conferences a year ›Held in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Irvine (CA), Norfolk, San Diego, Seattle, Washington DC › We screen tens of thousands of military veterans annually ›Candidates are invited based upon the needs of corporate clients in attendance. ›Candidate population is broken out into 4 primary groups: › Leaders / Supervisors / Managers (Production, Operations, Maintenance, Distribution) › Engineers › Technicians (Mechanics, Electricians and Electronics Technicians) › Logisticians
  22. 22. Contact Information Bryan Zawikowski USAFA ‘89 Vice President/General Manager Lucas Group - Military Transition Division bzawikowski@lucasgroup.com 1-800-878-4666 x167

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