Karin Childress-Wiley is National Director of Veteran Employment for Military.com and Monster.com. Karin’s mission is to educate and inspire her teams, clients and Veteran Service Organizations by telling the Veteran Employment story in an impactful and meaningful way. In her role she bridges the gap between Employers and Veterans through company outreach, training and Strategy.
Karin says, “I am one of the lucky few who gets to wake up daily to my "dream come true" job. As the National Director of Veteran Employment Strategy for Military.com and Monster.com I bring together a triad of voices to create Veteran Recruitment Programs - always with the Veteran - their needs and goals at the heart of each program. As a a military spouse, Veteran Resource Volunteer, Key Spouse, Veteran Employment and Spouse Life Blogger I bring the voice of the community I serve into the conversation.”
Karin role is to connect what Monster is great at - understanding the employment marketplace, employers, employees and hiring trends with what Military.com is great at - connecting with and Serving the Veteran community to Employers in various stages of building and maintaining Veteran Recruitment programs. She has made Veteran employment that anchor that makes my job meaningful.
In her presentations she discusses creating authentic and real Veteran programs that serve the Veteran and Employer community.
Married to a tough-as-nails Marine Corp Gunny with 20+ years active duty and Mommy to two amazing little girls – Sweetness and The Wolverine. Karin and her family are currently stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force base in Dayton Ohio by have journeyed the Nation stationed in Ventura, California, Pasadena, California and Lexington, Kentucky.