Veterans make strong, loyal leaders and good employees, but making the decision to implement a veteran hiring initiative is only the first step. To ensure the success of your veteran new hires and to maximize their value to your corporation, it is imperative that you take certain steps to tailor your onboarding process for them. Creating a military-friendly culture is critically important, and will not only help engage this great new resource for you but often the rest of the staff as well.
What You Will Learn
- Elements of a successful onboarding program, including veteran orientation and socialization, internal empowerment and military branding, and training and professional development.
- The benefits of developing a corporate champion, building a veteran employee resource group, and a personalized mentoring program.
- The keys to veteran retention, local collaboration and how to embrace deployment issues and challenges.