SHRM Foundation Offers Free DVD: Military Veterans, Civilian Workplaces

Apr 16, 2013

LAS VEGAS – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation is offering a free DVD highlighting how to find, recruit and retain military veterans in the civilian workforce.

Designed for recruiters and HR professionals, the DVD was announced during the SHRM Talent and Management Conference under way (April 15-17) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

The free DVD is available in three formats:

The DVD, “Dollar General’s Commitment to the Military Community,” showcases a business case study come alive with interviews from military veterans, chief executives and hiring managers.

Dollar General is a $15 billion, Fortune 200 company, employing more than 90,000 employees across the country and headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tenn.

“The DVD highlights best practices in hiring and supporting our military veterans, America’s heroes and dedicated employees” said, Mark Schmit, executive director, SHRM Foundation.

The DVD was produced by the SHRM Foundation and funded by the SHRM Ohio State Council.

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) was key in helping the SHRM Foundation identify a company with an up and running, successful, military veteran hiring initiative.

ESGR is a Department of Defense operational committee.

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About the SHRM Foundation

The SHRM Foundation was founded in 1966 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit affiliate of the Society for Human resource Management (SHRM). It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors from the HR profession, including academics, practitioners and representatives from SHRM. The SHRM Foundation maximizes the impact of the HR profession on organizational decision-making and performance by promoting innovation, education, research, and the use of research-based knowledge.


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