Employers interested in recruiting Veterans who are continuing their education as they transition from military service can consider local SVA chapters as a resource.
Employers can recruit from the Veteran Career Transition Program at Syracuse University. Veterans have the option to take four professional tracks, which help them develop civilian job ready skills, including: technology, human resources, professional studies and independent study.
Hero*Health*Hire is a coalition of health care companies focused on helping disabled Veterans find and retain meaningful employment. This website provides resources for organizations interested in hiring, retaining, and advancing wounded warriors’ careers in health care.
Operation IMPACT Network of Champions is partnership of companies sharing the same commitment to a mission to assist severely injured service members with their transition from the military to civilian careers. Employers who are interested in supporting career opportunities for wounded warriors, are asked to contact Operation IMPACT at email@example.com.
The Hiring our Heroes website has links to various initiatives for employers including mentoring Veteran job seekers, participating in hiring fairs and volunteering at workshops.
This website provides employers with links to recruit and hire Veterans and access to best practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing Veterans via the Veteran Employment Leading Practices Tools for Engaging Talent toolkit.
This website provides employers with access to the US Business Leadership Network (BLN) whose mission is to help business drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. Employers interested in joining the network or accessing state focused BLN offices will find links and information here.
The Special Employers Incentives (SEI) program for Veterans who face challenges in obtaining employment is offered through the Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment. Employers are reimbursed for up to fifty percent of the qualified Veteran’s salary/wage and expenses incurred during skill instruction and development.
The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) offers up to 12 months of retraining assistance equal to the full-time Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty rate, currently $1,473/month, for qualified Veterans. Unemployed Veterans with service-connected disabilities may qualify for additional vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits as well. Employers can refer under-skilled Veteran job applicants to these programs to obtain funding for training prior to hiring them. Additionally the VOW to Hire Heroes Act extended the WOTC Tax Credit.
The Department of Veteran Affair's Veteran Benefits Administration's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR & E) Program provides a national employment resource for employers. This website provides a description of the services this organization provides for employers and Veterans, including salary/wage supports and payment of necessary tools as the Veteran learns the skills of the job.