Attention! Updating Veteran Recruiting and Onboarding Processes

Hiring veterans is not just a socially responsible action. It is a means for accessing skilled employees in a tight labor market. Effective and modernized veteran recruiting and onboarding efforts are key to organizations finding and engaging skilled talent.
By Royston Arch

One of the lessons that organizations have learned is that recruiting and onboarding veterans requires processes that specifically take into account the unique challenges of transitioning from a military to civilian workforce. Valuing all types of talent today is the only way to compete in today's tight labor force. Veterans bring unique and often highly sought after technical skills, a spirit of collaboration, and a desire to succeed.

Over time, as more military members became veterans, organizations have successfully brought veteran unemployment rates down, but challenges like high turnover rates persist. What has been learned is that recruiting and onboarding veterans requi...

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