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Military Cultural Competency
Recruiting & Engaging Veterans: How to Increase Quality Hires and Brand Equity for your Business
This program is pre-approved for 1 SHRM PDC & HRCI General Credit
Magen James & Aaron Gustafson
Alaska Coalition for Veterans & Military Families
As the Alaskan candidate pool shrinks, veteran recruitment is a high priority and viable option for many employers. Learn how to begin a ground game that leads towards hiring veterans while elevating your employer brand in military communities and beyond. Discover how local veteran services can assist you in reaching out to the veteran population. The successful recruitment of military talent requires a nuanced understating of how to evaluate a successful military career, identify transferable skill sets, and how the recruitment process impacts the veteran candidate. Hear from employers who make hiring a veteran a priority.
Magen James, Executive Director at Alaska Coalition for Veterans & Military Families
Magen is an experienced Program Coordinator and Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the government relations industry. She is skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Lesson Planning, Event Management, Team Building, and Management. Megan is a strong community and social services professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Business Administration and Management from Alaska Pacific University.
Aaron Gustafson, Alaska Director, Veterans' Employment and Training Service at U.S. Department of Labor
Aaron is an experienced program manager with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. He is skilled in grants management, investigations, project management, human resources, and customer relations management. Aaron's educational background includes a focus in Management Information Systems.