This Toolkit is designed to assist and educate employers who have made the proactive decision to include transitioning service members, veterans and wounded warriors in their recruitment and hiring initiatives.The U.S. Department of Labor recognizes that employers can sometimes find it difficult to navigate the plethora of veterans hiring resources available to them. This Toolkit was developed to simplify the process and put valuable resources at employers’ fingertips. It serves to pinpoint helpful tools and outline important steps to take when designing a veterans hiring initiative that works for a particular business. (Abstractor: Author and Website Staff)
Major Findings & Recommendations
This toolkit describes six steps for hiring: 1) Design a strategy for your veterans hiring program; 2) Create a welcoming and educated workplace for veterans; 3) Actively recruit veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses; 4) Hire qualified veterans and learn how to accommodate wounded warriors; 5) Promote an inclusive workplace to retain your veteran employees; 6) Keep helpful tools and resources at your fingertips. (Abstractor: Author and Website Staff).