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Grow Your Military Hiring Program

Program Schedule:

Unlocking the Potential of the Veteran and Military Spouse Workforce - September 30, 2021

    Featured organization: Hiring Our Heroes

    You hired a Veteran, now what? Supporting and retaining your Veteran team members - October 21, 2021

    Featured organization: Growing Veterans

    15 Things Veteran Wants You to Know - November 4, 2021 

    Best Practices for Recruiting Military Talent - and Retaining Them! - January 13, 2022

    Veteran and Military Spouse Hiring Resources: 

    SHRM resources:


    Employing Veterans Digital Toolkit:

    Become an Ambassador:

    Other resources:

    Hiring Our Heroes - Hiring Veterans & Military Spouses Workbook:

    Hiring Our Heroes - US Chamber of Commerce Foundation:

    Military Spouse Employment Partnership:

    Syracuse University Institute for Veterans & Military Families (IVMF)

    Syracuse University - IVMF - The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran:

    O*NET Online:

    CareerOneStop Civilian-to-Military Occupation Translator:

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR):



    Department of Labor - Employer Guide to Hiring Veterans:

    Blue Star Families:

    Strengthening America's Military Families: White House Report on Administration Commitments to Support the Families of Service Members and Veterans, their Caregivers and Survivors:

    WA State SHRM, Proud Partner of YesVets since March 2018.  As an affiliate chapter of WA State SHRM, we are also included in the partnership as YesVets Ambassadors.

    Currently, there are 1074 participating YesVets employers and 5,000+ veterans hired. 

    We encourage all businesses to become a YesVets employers and continue hiring veterans.

    It is super easy to sign up.  Just click on the following link:  You will also find additional information about the YesVets program

    New SHRM Recertification Providers for July 2022                    

    Skagit-Island Human Resource Management Association                                                                Chapter #0492

    PO Box 1543, Anacortes, WA 98221                                                               We are an IRS 501(c)(6) Organization         


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