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How to Recruit, On Board and Retain Veteran Talent
Tuesday 06/20/2017 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management, HR Expertise | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
This session will help you start or grow your veteran hiring program by learning the newest ways to attract and leverage this unique workforce. 

By 2023, 3.5 million military veterans will be in the civilian workforce. This is a great opportunity for companies seeking talent that bring qualities of leadership, strong work ethic, loyalty, technical skills, and values. This session will break down the myths around the veteran population, highlight new opportunities in recruiting and sourcing veterans, and emphasize strategies for keeping and growing veteran employees into leadership positions. You will leave with key takeaways you can use whether you are just starting a veteran hiring initiative, or seeking to enhance your current program. You will learn:

  • How to set benchmarks and metrics for your veteran hiring program.
  • What works when recruiting veterans on-base, at job fairs, and online.
  • Practical ways to modify your on boarding process to meet the needs of veterans.
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Lida Citroen, Principal ,