Combat to Community: Engaging Veterans in the Workforce

Mar 16, 2017 9:00 am
San Francisco War Memorial Building or Online

In-Person Event and Webinar: Creating employment initiatives for veterans is more than a patriotic endeavor or a charitable cause. It’s simple: hiring veterans is good for business. This event will provide opportunities for employers, hiring professionals, and human resource professionals to learn practical ways to recruit, hire, support and retain veteran employees.

In-Person Event

Time
9 AM – 12:30 PM

Location
San Francisco War Memorial Building
401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 210
San Francisco, CA 94102


Webinar

Time
9:30 AM – 11:30 PM


Agenda

9 to 9:30 AM
Light Breakfast and Networking

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Combat to Community Presentation

  • Learn about military and veteran culture and resources, including how unique skill sets learned during military service can translate to the civilian workplace.
  • Learn how to create a veteran-friendly workplace to maximize retention.
  • Discuss obstacles and solutions for veteran recruitment, training, placement and supporting veterans in the workplace.

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Recruitment and Retention Strategic Roundtable (In-Person Only)

  • Featuring expert advice and technical assistance for your veteran hiring practice including review of recruitment materials, interviewing hints, and practical solutions to your specific challenges.

2 HR credits for attending the in-person event and streaming webinar
This activity ID No. 307134 has been approved for two California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

1 HR credit for attending the Recruitment and Retention Strategic Roundtable (In-Person Event Only)
This activity ID No. 307146 has been approved for one California recertification credit hour toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

 

Event location:
War Memorial Building or Online
Event date:

Thursday, March 16, 2017 –

9:00am to 12:30pm