Recruiting and retention specialists provide prospective candidates with all the appropriate information and guidance prior to and throughout the military enlistment process. They are responsible for interviewing, orienting, and screening potential candidates, and they participate in recruiting actions by attending promotional events, and maintaining liaison with high schools and college officials. They plan and implement interviews with military personnel, and they provide unit leaders with feedback and guidance for improving and enhancing retention. They maintain personnel records and prepare enlistment packets.
Recruiting and retention specialists work in local recruiting offices, on high school campuses and career centers, and in local communities. They may travel often.
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Recruiting and Retention Specialists in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Recruiting and retention specialists in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Recruiting proceduresInterviewing techniquesPublic speaking Community relations Social networking/marketingEvaluating prospectsRead More
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