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The Veteran Hiring Leader's Handbook

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<strong>Level Up Your Veteran Hiring Strategy!</strong>
<p>If you are reading this handbook, chances are you have just been assigned to some aspect of your company’s veteran hiring initiative. No doubt, you have many other responsibilities that demand your time in other aspects of talent acquisition – general operations, diversity and inclusion, regulatory compliance, or general human resources. You may or may not have served yourself or known someone well who is a veteran. You have questions. The good news is that this handbook has your answers.</p><p>Employers have a chance to get veteran hiring right from the start. There is a better way to hire, and the business sectors need to lead by example. This manual will illustrate just a few of the many reasons that military veterans make good civilian hires, and show the organizational executive the actual “how to” of assembling a veteran hiring effort that will be effective and economical.</p><p><b>About the Author</b></p><p>Peter A. Gudmundsson led a military veteran hiring company that conducted over 100 career fairs in more than 50 cities, managed the largest veteran online job board and published a magazine in digital and print formats. Most of Gudmundsson’s career has been dedicated to leadership in media, education and intellectual property-intensive businesses including the Dropout & Truancy Prevention Network, Design Guide Publishing and Primedia Inc. (KKR’s media company). Gudmundsson is a regular media contributor and has appeared on CSPAN, multiple television and radio programs and has published opinion pieces in Forbes, The Washington Post, The Hill, The Christian Science Monitor and many other periodicals. Gudmundsson is also the author of "The Veteran Hiring Leader’s Handbook" and "Not Done Yet: A College to Career Transition Guide for Parents." A former U.S. Marine field artillery officer, Gudmundsson is a graduate of Harvard Business School (MBA) and Brown University (BA in History with Honors).</p>

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NameThe Veteran Hiring Leader's Handbook
AuthorPeter A. Gudmundsson
Published Year2016
Page Count
PublisherPalisades Publishing