Organizations across the United States have realized the value Veterans bring to the workforce and the communities in which they live. Sharing best practices is a collaborative means by which they can leverage their lessons learned and gain from the experience of other businesses.Legend
World class companies understand the value that veterans bring to an organization and have taken meaningful action to improve the employment of our nation’s veterans. They use leading practices to recruit, hire, onboard, and assimilate veterans into their workforce.
The importance of a skilled workforce is clearly understood. World class organizations know that life-long learning is a critical success factor to long-term success. They understand the skills veterans learned during their service and how they support the needs of business. They engage veterans within their organizations to build the skill sets of the entire workforce.
Investing time and money in their employees helps businesses retain their employees. To engage and retain veteran employees leading organizations understand and address the needs and challenges faced by veterans as they transition into the civilian workforce.
Leading organizations work with the communities and industry segments in which they operate to implement veteran initiatives. Leaders collaborate with others to ensure the veteran and his/her family has the supports they need to be successful.
There are many unique and novel approaches, programs, and practices to leverage philanthropic efforts in place across private industry that support and positively impact the employment situation of veterans.