Military Employment: Best Practices Archives



GE Capitalizes on Vets’ Strengths


NEW ORLEANS—General Electric’s Junior Officer Leadership Program (JOLP) is a tool for attracting and integrating one of the largest overlooked sources of talent—military service professionals transitioning into civilian careers, according to Susan Schieren.

Recruiting Military Brass

Here’s how to get service members marching to corporate careers.


Human resource professionals like me, who tap into the talent pool of former military personnel, tend to keep quiet about our best resources. But the fact is, military officers have special skills that serve private industry well.

Local Career Programs Set for Nationwide Splash


A local chapter and state council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) have developed two innovative programs that strive to help U.S. soldiers overcome the challenges they face when they return from active duty and try to re-enter the civilian workforce. These programs have met with great success in Indiana and New Jersey, where they originated, and are generating a nationwide buzz among employers, business groups and advocates for U.S. veterans.

Transitioning Our Veterans into the Workplace

The Greater Miami SHRM (GMSHRM) seized an opportunity to educate HR professionals on the special needs of the thousands of veterans returning to the workforce and the benefits available to their employers.


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