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Hiring & Retaining Veterans - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, your managerial employees will get an overview of concepts related to hiring and retaining veterans in the workplace. Assign this chapter to educate your employees on the best practices for veteran recruitment and hiring programs, as well as techniques for retaining veterans and creating a more veteran-inclusive work environment. The chapter is available online at any time, and you can integrate these lessons and quizzes during departmental or company-wide training sessions.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter helps managers become aware of veteran recruitment, hiring and inclusion concepts.
- Offers useful strategies: Our lessons show how to effectively recruit, hire and retain veterans for your organization.
- Improves employee retention: The chapter covers a variety of strategies for retaining employees who are veterans.
By the end of the chapter, your hiring employees will be able to:
- Utilize resources for creating veteran recruitment and hiring programs
- Apply strategies for veteran retention in the workplace
- Explain the importance of creating a workplace environment that's inclusive to veterans
- Discuss the practical applications of veteran inclusion in professional environments
1. Creating a Veteran Recruitment & Hiring Program: Resources & Best Practices
Recruiting and hiring veterans requires focus and concentrated effort. In this lesson, you'll learn about best practices and available resources that can assist you in finding and employing former military personnel.
2. Strategies for Retaining Veterans in the Workplace
In this lesson, we go over numerous strategies that can help organizations retain veterans. This includes valuing military service, mentorship, and more.
3. Creating an Inclusive Workplace Environment for Veterans: Importance & Strategies
This lesson goes over the importance of workplace inclusivity with respect to veterans. We then cover some of the strategies companies can use to create such an inclusive workplace.
4. Practical Application: Creating an Inclusive Workplace Environment for Veterans Infographic
The stereotyping that results in a non-inclusive workplace is often a problem with education and culture. Business leaders can use print media as one of many vehicles for amplifying an inclusive culture.
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