Reintegrating soldiers into the civilian workforce is a national challenge. With over six million young veterans in the US, employers should be leveraging this skilled talent pool to solve their talent shortages. Yet according to a US Department of Labor report, the joblessness rate among young veterans, aged 20-24, was double the national average for all adult workers in 2006. Why are organizations not recruiting this talented workforce?
For many, lack of knowledge is the barrier. The armed forces have a unique language that imposes communication difficulties both on the employer and the soldier. Understanding how a military job translates into a civilian career is another challenge. Finding appropriate resources can be overwhelming. In this webcast, we'll hear from a Naval Recruiter turned corporate sourcing manager on how to start a military hiring program.