Our American Management Association New Media Team held a webcast with Emily King, author of Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans, and our American Management Association CEO Ed Reilly last week. They discussed the advantages of hiring veterans and how to help them transition into the civilian workforce. Sign up to listen to an archived version of the live webcast.
Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans
Meeting Number: 17499-00001
February 8, 2012
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Veterans are a tremendous source of untapped talent and come with a wealth of skills and experience beyond those of typical civilian employees. This webcast gives you the insight and tools needed to recruit and retain veterans, and to maximize their value in your organization. Leading companies that hire veterans owe it to themselves and their employees to understand the unique considerations involved. This one-of-a-kind guide reveals how to make the most of America’s top talent.
This program explores the key cultural differences between the military and civilian workplace and reveals how these differences can affect employee performance, satisfaction, and retention. Attend and you’ll gain advice on how to: Attract and interview veterans; On-board them quickly and effectively; Position them for success; Ensure a smooth cultural transition; Manage performance.
Click HERE for more information on Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans by Emily King.
Emily King is a nationally recognized expert on the transition from military service to civilian employment. She has worked extensively with veterans and civilian hiring organizations and is a frequent speaker at industry events including SHRM and ASTD. She is the author of Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans published by AMACOM.
Ed Reilly is president and CEO of American Management Association, a leading global not-for-profit, membership-based management development, research and publishing organization. Reilly previously served as president and chief executive officer of Big Flower Holdings, Inc. Prior to that, he spent over 25 years in a variety of senior executive positions with the broadcast and book publishing groups of The McGraw-Hill Companies.