Veterans at Work Event: Activating Veteran Employment

Best Practices from the Best in the Business

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Veterans are valuable members of our workforce, 
and HR professionals are the key to recruitment, hiring and retention. 

The SHRM Foundation is hosting a free one-day event to provide HR professionals with resources and mentorship to support their work to build or strengthen a veteran employment program. This is your opportunity to hear from leaders at award-winning organizations who are driving outstanding veteran employment programs. 

Veterans at Work: Activating Veteran Employment
Best Practices from the Best in the Business
Saturday, June 22, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Venetian

This free, invite-only event will be limited to 50 participants, and HR professionals are encouraged to apply by completing a short online application. This event can be added to your plans for SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition, or if you're not planning to attend this year's conference, you're welcome to join us just for this event on Saturday. 


To support attendees who may need assistance, limited travel stipend scholarships are available and can be requested during the application process. 



EVENT AGENDA: 

Attendees will learn the best practices to build a veteran employment program, and receive mentorship from leaders at award-winning organizations that are driving veteran employment. The event will focus on best practices and case studies for each step of an employee life cycle, then give attendees the opportunity to work directly with a mentor to develop a plan to execute tactical next steps. 

​7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
​Check-In & Breakfast
​8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
​Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
​9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Employer Readiness: 
Definition & Best Practices, Case Study, Table Discussions
​10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Talent Acquisition: 
Definition & Best Practices, Case Study, Table Discussions
​11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
​Lunch
​12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Talent Hiring & Onboarding: 
Definition & Best Practices, Case Study, Table Discussions
​2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
​Talent Development: 
Definition & Best Practices, Case Study, Table Discussions
​3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
Talent Mobility: 
Definition & Best Practices, Case Study, Table Discussions
​5:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks



Sponsors

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support from: 

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