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The "Value of a Veteran" Guide

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This guide is designed for Human Resource professionals who want to speed their search for trained, reliable talent by jump-starting a new military recruiting and retention program or improving an existing one.

The men and women who serve their country and are successful in their military careers exhibit certain skills and traits. These same attributes are highly desired in the civilian workplace. Making a conscious decision to target veterans in your hiring plan is more than a patriotic gesture. There are a number of financial and compliance reasons and "improve the quality, quantity, and diversity of our pipeline" reasons to hire a veteran.

The Value of a Veteran PDF is designed for Human Resource professionals who want to speed their search for trained, reliable talent by jump-starting a new military recruiting and retention program or improving an existing one.

This guide provides 76 ideas for regarding, recruiting, and retaining military service members. In the “Regard” section, you’ll learn the value that veterans bring to an organization and how to make the business case to target veterans part of your overall human capital management strategy. The “Recruit” section covers ideas for developing a military-focused recruiting strategy and offers suggestions for creating “militaryfriendly” HR policies. It details ways to customize your company’s career website to appeal to a military audience and helps you learn where to and how to quickly find a wealth of candidates, including disabled veterans. The “Retain” section covers how to ease your new hire’s transition to a civilian work culture and how to support your mobilized employees and their families.

For more information, request The Value of a Veteran PDF today.

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