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Working With Veterans: From Recruiting to Employing

Please join OSWILG for an informative breakfast seminar detailing the complexities involved with engaging the modern veteran workforce. This interactive program will include a wide range of perspectives, from the unique experience of veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce, to issues of accommodation and outreach among the HR community. A panel of speakers will include military personnel and a variety of private sector employers.
Highlights of the discussion to include:
*        Challenges faced by military personnel when transitioning into the civilian workforce, specifically including the translation of skills and military jargon to a civilian resume;
*        Tips for the HR community on consideration of veteran applications and resumes;
*        Reserve forces - employer obligations and paths to navigate active-duty mobilization;
*        Best practices implemented by employers; and
*        Contact information for veterans' agencies and other outreach avenues

Date  Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time  Registration/Breakfast - 8:00 a.m.;  program 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon, Portland, OR
Cost $55 OSWILG/PHRMA Members;  $70 Nonmembers
Register Reply to oswilg@outlook.com, visit www.oswilg.org or call 971.202.2053. Credit card payments are accepted on our website. 
CLE  Pending Approval
HRCI Certificate of attendance provided
RSVP On or before Friday, October 28th


*         Sgt. Jay Black, WEO Media, Search Engine Optimization Manager, member of the Oregon Army National Guard
*          Tracy Steinbrink, Daimler Trucks North America, Director of Aftermarket Supply Chain and executive sponsor of the Daimler Military Veterans employee group
*          Michael Benko, WorkSource Vancouver, Veteran’s Employment Representative
*          Jennifer Hibbs, WorkSource Vancouver, drilling member of the Portland Air National Guard and volunteer with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)


Federal contractors and OFCCP working together towards equality in the workplace.

OSWILG * PO Box 1086 * Sherwood, OR  97140

971.202.2053  oswilg@outlook.com

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