Veterans in the Workforce: Best Practices to Attract, Hire and Retain Veterans in Your Workplace



Presenter: Cherrie Davis, ShiftForward LLC 

Original Program Date: May 2019 (available for on-demand viewing through October 2019)

Program length: 60 minutes

U.S. military veterans are highly educated and often have transferable certifications and licenses, as well as “soft skills” that employers value. In this program, developed with the SHRM Foundation, Cherrie Davis of ShiftForward will go over best practices for hiring, developing and supporting veterans. You will get guidance for five critical stages of the employee life cycle:

  • Employer readiness
  • Talent acquisition
  • Talent hiring and onboarding
  • Talent development
  • Talent mobility
Learn about our speaker About the Presenter: Cherrie Davis, SHRM-SCP, is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and president of ShiftForward, based in Atlanta. She is a recognized visionary leader who draws on more than 28 years of experience leading strategic human resources, change management and coaching initiatives in the defense, nonprofit and corporate sectors. She culminated her military career at the Pentagon, by leading the Army Chief of Staff’s transitional strategy in three pivotal roles: chief of operations for transition strategic outreach; deputy director for transition strategic outreach and as the employment director for the Soldier for Life program. After her military service, Davis worked as an HR director at Our Lady of the Lake, a quality trainer and organizational developer for GE Financial Services and as the senior integration leader at GE Capital.

Recertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by SHRM Foundation




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