Resources for Hiring Veterans

General Resources

Reasons to hire a veteran – 10 reasons listed by Project Hired to consider hiring veterans.

Helping veterans make the transition – Good article that discusses many aspects of helping vets make the transition into the workplace.  The article also touches on dealing with TBI/PTSD.

HR Guide for hiring vets – Developed by The Value of a Veteran, this comprehensive guide is worth taking a look at if your company is serious about hiring veterans.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit – This PDF outlines the Work Opportunity Tax Credit for employers looking to hire veterans.

Project Hired – Project Hired offers employers a Business Collaborative, Employer Workshops, and other resources to educate employers of hiring disabled Veterans.

Network of Champions – Northrop Grumman also has created a Network of Champions—over 100 other companies who are committed to assisting severely injured service members with job placement.  Maybe your company would like to join this elite group of employers committed to hiring veterans?

Guide to Developing a Military Recruiting Program – Guide for purchase that outlines the key aspects of developing a military recruiting program.

10 Steps to Being a Military-Friendly Employer (SHRM publication) – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has published a toolkit that can help companies learn what they need to know to make their hiring practices military friendly.

CareerBuilder Mission Critical Hiring Guide for hiring Veterans – CareerBuilder put together a nice guide for employers looking to hire veterans.

Virtual Job Fairs

Milicruit – Milicruit is an excellent way to reach veterans virtually in a job fair setting which helps save in recruiting costs.  Milicruit runs the service a bit different than a traditional job fair in that there is a high level of interaction every day in the system. They have a large audience of veterans using this service and many companies including Sears, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Waste Management and General Motors have signed up.  We highly recommend you look at this service as a part of your military recruiting efforts.

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