Hiring Veterans

LTU Toolkit for HiringVeteran skills and experience don’t always fit into a standard application. If and when veterans do apply, do you have a team that can understand the military language? Can you translate those achievements and place that veteran in the best position for their skill? You need a formal program to attract veterans, process their applications, interview them and help them transition into your civilian workforce. From PeopleScout.


By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

As the nation honored and thanked our past and present members of the armed forces this Veterans Day, the Ready To Work Business Collaborative reflected on the employment challenges service members face as they complete their duties and re-enter the civilian workforce. As unemployment has decreased across all sectors, so have unemployment rates among the veteran population as well. Or so it seems.

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By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative

Wells Fargo, a founding member of RTWBC, sets the bar high on the issue of hiring best practices. Wells demonstrates an enduring commitment to establishing hiring best practices, and finding solutions to the workforce and skills gap issues employers increasingly face in today’s rapidly evolving economy.


Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a non-profit organization launched in 2005 serving employers and communities nationwide. The program is an outgrowth of research done by Dr. Art Langer from Columbia University.

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  • Industry IT, Banking

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Ready To Work Business Collaborative works cooperatively to help employers develop hiring best practices that target the long-term unemployed, underemployed, people with disabilities, military veterans, and Opportunity Youth.

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