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    Translating Military Service Into Job Experience for Employers and HR Professionals

    Date: November 17, 2021, 8:00am
    Rogue Valley SHRM
    Zoom information will be shared after registration is complete
    $20 SHRM Members/$30 Non-SHRM Members/Free First Time Guests and Students
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    More than 30% of military veterans are underemployed. Many veterans and service members who apply for jobs do not give themselves enough credit when it comes to expressing their skills and talents. How can you–as an HR professional, employer, or hiring manager–recognize these premium candidates and recruit them to your organization? Now you can be a hero’s hero by giving them an opportunity to excel in a leadership role. In this class, you will learn how to recognize and make the most of this untapped resource.

    Highlights and Key Takeaways

    1. Translating military lingo into HR & Employment terms
    2. How to better understand military experience when considering veteran candidates
    3. Why military service equals leadership and upper management skills
    4. How military experience can be equivalent to or exceed education requirements
    5. How hiring more veterans can benefit your teams and organization

    About the Presenters:

    Jennifer Anne Garcia is a Career Coach, writer, business owner, and the creator of Best Resume Coach. She is passionate about helping talented professionals make meaningful career changes and get hired for their dream jobs!

    Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication from Arizona State University where she graduated with Honors. For more than 12 years, Jennifer has helped experienced job seekers move into new industries, increase their income, realize their own professional confidence, and improve their quality of life.

    As a military spouse, Jennifer began helping service members and their families with their job search and resumes when her husband was an active-duty Marine. She enjoys helping veterans make the transition from a career in the military to become leaders in the civilian workforce. Jennifer is living out her dream job while helping others find theirs. She is based in Central Texas where she enjoys practicing mindfulness and gratitude, being in nature, and baking healthy treats with her two kids.