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Veteran Affairs Can Hire Career Millennials to Improve Veteran Outcomes

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“Ineffective strategies, ineffective systems and an ineffective culture are the biggest barriers to success in any organization,” US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Sec Robert McDonald.

Takeaway 1 - Help VA hire for best possible outcomes, reduce the cost of hiring, and reduce the time to fill open positions
Takeaway 2 - Offer VA an effective alternative to non-standard resumes to hire career Millennials that can improve veteran outcomes
Takeaway 3 - Help career Millennials secure the best possible career within the VA to improve veteran outcomes
Takeaway 4 - Provide career Millennials the tools to create mini projects targeted specific to the VA
Takeaway 5 - Offer career Millennials an effective alternative to submitting countless resumes to non-standard job descriptions within the VA

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Veteran Affairs Can Hire Career Millennials to Improve Veteran Outcomes

  1. 1. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 1 Robert McDonalds’ Transformation of U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Hiring Career Millennials to Improve Veteran Outcomes Mark Rome
  2. 2. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 2 Takeaway 1 – Help VA hire for best possible outcomes, reduce the cost of hiring, and reduce the time to fill open positions Takeaway 2 – Offer VA an effective alternative to non-standard resumes to hire career Millennials that can improve veteran outcomes Takeaway 3 – Help career Millennials secure the best possible career within the VA to improve veteran outcomes Takeaway 4 – Provide career Millennials the tools to create mini projects targeted specific to the VA Takeaway 5 – Offer career Millennials an effective alternative to submitting countless resumes to non-standard job descriptions within the VA Key Takeaways
  3. 3. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 3 Challenge 3 “Ineffective strategies, ineffective systems and an ineffective culture are the biggest barriers to success in any organization.” VA Sec Robert McDonald (DAV, 9 Aug 2014)
  4. 4. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 4 Mini-Project Job Targeting • Help VA – Attract & retain career millennials that can improve veteran outcomes – Hire for best possible outcomes, rather than hire the best that apply – Reduce the cost per hire – Reduce the time to fill open positions – Offer effective alternative to non-standard resumes • Help career Millennials – Secure longer term, meaningful employment focused on improving veteran outcomes – Secure career opportunities within the VA best suited to achieve life goals – Offer effective alternative to non-standard job descriptions – Lower the barriers to entry into VA Unique Value Proposition
  5. 5. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 5 Best that Apply Job Postings • Skills (Hard) • Responsibilities • Qualifications • Certifications • Years of Experience • References Disadvantage • VA risks hiring individuals that can’t deliver desired outcomes and/or fit within their culture. Best Possible Outcomes Mini-Project Profiles • Capabilities (Proven) • Performance Level • Accomplishments • Skills (Hard & Soft) • Responsibilities • Qualifications • Certifications • Career Plan Advantage • VA can attract & retain individuals that fit within their culture and can improve veteran outcomes. VA Hiring Alternatives
  6. 6. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 6 Stakeholders Career Millennials • Seeking meaningful careers • Unemployed & underemployed • Seeking career advancement, better pay & benefits, more responsibility, longer term employment VA • Attract qualified candidates that can improve veteran outcomes • Reduce the time to fill job openings • Seek insight & intelligence into pool of qualified candidates
  7. 7. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 7 Job Boards - Expanded Offering New Tools & Techniques for career Millennials • Mini Project Development – Templates & samples to help career Millennials create mini projects that demonstrate their capabilities to VA hiring managers • Targeted Audience – VA Location/Facility – VA Leaders/Managers – Job Title – Functional area(s), etc. • Go Behind Closed Doors – Solicit feedback from current employees or individuals that have previously worked for VA, and have worked for select leaders & managers with a track record of success
  8. 8. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 8 Mini Project Template Process Flow Process Steps Data Elements Job Scenario Process A Process B Process C Process D Process E Process F Report X Report Y Data A Data B Step 1 Description ----------------------------- Step 2 Description ----------------------------- Step 3 Description ----------------------------- Step 4 Description ----------------------------- Career Millennials use process steps and data elements to complete project outlined in the Job Scenario
  9. 9. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 9 Mini Project Results Assess candidates’ core competencies and abilities to achieve desired outcomes Best Possible Outcomes • Competencies & Capabilities • Performance Level • Accomplishments • Skills (Hard & Soft) • Responsibilities • Qualifications • Certifications • References from former supervisors/leaders/mentors • Career Plan VA Hiring Managers – Informed Decisions Process A Process B Report B Data A Step 1 Description Step 2 Description Step 3 Description Step 4 Description Score: 96% match
  10. 10. Mark Rome / mark_rome@hotmail.com 10 Contact Mark Rome • 25(+) years finance, accounting & operational leadership • 2 startups with successful exits (IPO / acquisition by PE) (602) 358-9586 mark_rome@hotmail.com

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