America's Heroes at Work Veterans Hiring Toolkit
Interested in developing or enhancing a Veterans hiring initiative for your company but don't know where to begin?
This Toolkit can help. It 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. So, this Toolkit was developed to simplify the process and put valuable resources at your fingertips. It serves to pinpoint helpful tools and outline some important steps to take when designing a Veterans hiring initiative that works for your particular business.
Recognizing that each employer is unique, this guide allows you to select from promising practices and other resources that employers are using to successfully welcome talented and skilled Veterans into their companies. Whether you are looking to create a plan from scratch or retool existing efforts, we encourage you to reference this guide and design an initiative that works for you.
- Step 1 Design a Strategy for Your Veterans Hiring Program
- Step 2 Create a Welcoming and Educated Workplace for Veterans
- Step 3 Actively Recruit Veterans, Wounded Warriors and Military Spouses
- Step 4 Hire Qualified Veterans and Learn how to Accommodate Wounded Warriors
- Step 5 Promote an Inclusive Workplace to Retain Your Veteran Employees
- Step 6 Keep Helpful Tools and Resources at Your Fingertips