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Why Hire Veterans? It’s Good Business.

 

Veterans transitioning from the military and returning to civilian life face a daunting process of starting a second career. Employers recognize the value veterans bring to their workplace, and are actively seeking veteran talent to fill critical needs in their workforce. The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce works with employers to assist them in developing veteran hiring initiatives, training their staff to interview and assess veteran applicants, and establishing procedures and programs to retain their best veteran employees.


Recruit & Retain Veterans

Whether you’re a small business or a Fortune 500 company, hiring veterans is an investment in your organization that will pay dividends. We help you recruit and retain the best veteran employees for your business.

RESOURCES

We have assembled a directory of resources for employers and hiring professionals. Find the resources you need to recruit and retain the best veteran talent to your organization.

EVENTS

Our Veterans in the Workforce events feature workshops and presentations from business leaders and experts.

Jobs Board

Find businesses and companies near you hiring veterans and their spouses on the Job Center of Wisconsin’s job board.


Corporate Veterans Roundtable

The Corporate Veterans Roundtable is dedicated to supporting veteran affinity groups through sharing best practices, networking, guidance and mentorship, and collaborative approaches to supporting veterans and employers in Wisconsin.

Veteran Young Professionals Resource Group

The Veteran Young Professionals Resource Group provides military veterans with networking and social events, educational resources, and professional development opportunities and tools to assist in the transition from the military to a career.


Wisconsin Veterans in the Workforce Summit

The Wisconsin Veterans in the Workforce Summit, the largest single convening of veteran-friendly employers in Wisconsin, provides Wisconsin’s businesses with critical information on employing veterans or military family members. Human resources professionals, corporate veteran resource group members, and employers of every size will hear from industry experts and community leaders on how they can attract and retain military veteran employees. This half-day event will feature workshops, a luncheon featuring a keynote speaker, and panel discussion of leading veteran-friendly employers in Wisconsin.