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Hiring Veterans 101

You may have considered hiring veterans to fill skilled positions within your organization, but you don’t know where to start. The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS) is committed to helping America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights. Learn, step-by-step, how you can leverage federal, state, and local resources to facilitate veteran employment within your organization.
This webinar will cover:
• The VETS American Job Center (AJC) model for connecting workers and employers in the job market
• Details for locating the closest American Job Centers to your facility
• How to identify opportunities for veterans within your organization
• The American Apprenticeship Initiative which significantly increases apprenticeship opportunities for veteran job seekers
Speaker: Mark Toal is the National Veterans’ Employment Manager, Office of Strategic Outreach at DOL VETS. Mark and his team of Regional Veterans’ Employment Coordinators conduct employer outreach to make it easier for companies to find and hire veterans and military spouses by leveraging federal, state and local employment resources and programs.
Mark is a retired Marine Corps infantry officer (Colonel) who served 28 years of active duty from 1984-2012. From 2012-2014, he was a project manager in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ benefits briefings at military installations worldwide. Mark joined DOL VETS in 2014.