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Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans
September 14, 2012
About the Author – Emily King is a nationally recognized expert on the transition from military service to civilian employment, emphasizing the role of the civilian hiring organization in making veterans successful. She has been published in T&D Magazine, Diversity Executive, and Training Magazine, and is a featured speaker at industry events sponsored by SHRM, ASTD, and the Multicultural Forum on Workforce Diversity. Emily is President of Military Transitions™, based in the nation's capital.
About the Book – Veterans are a tremendous source of untapped talent and come with a wealth of skills and experience beyond those of typical civilian employees. Field Tested gives readers the insight and tools they need to recruit and retain veterans, and to maximize their value in any organization.
A must-read for leaders, managers, and human resources professionals across industries, Field Tested uncovers key cultural differences between the military and civilian workplace, and reveals how these differences can affect employee performance, satisfaction, and retention. Complete with real-world examples, practical models, and savvy advice, this book shows readers how to:
- Attract and interview veterans
- On-board them quickly and effectively
- Ensure a smooth cultural transition
- Manage performance
- Position them for success
- Help them develop lasting careers