Integrating & Supporting Veterans in the Workforce
Our focus for May is diversity as it applies to veterans. In this presentation, Major General (Ret.) Mary Saunders will review current demographics of veterans, their skills sets and the advantages and challenges that today’s veterans face. She will also highlight unique aspects of women veterans. Participants will benefit from learning best practices surrounding recruitment and retention of veterans as well as implementation of programs that support veterans in the workplace.
Main points covered include:
-Average age, deployment cycles, education levels and experience.
-Training opportunities, both hard and soft skills
-Advantages in hiring veterans
-Unique challenges of hiring and retaining veterans
-Women veterans, review the facts
-Transitioning to civilian work force
This program is pending 1.00 recertification credit towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR through HRCI and 1.00 Professional Development Credit towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification through SHRM.
Mid-Cities HR Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality or the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
All online reservations are due by NOON on the Monday before the meeting. Online registration will be closed at that time.
Attendees not registered online will be considered Walk-In registrations and will be charged the guest rate of $35.
We regret that we must charge members and guests the cost of the event when cancellations are not received at least 48 hours prior to the event day. By submitting your registration, you agree to these conditions. We appreciate your understanding and support.