Welcome Illinois Hires Heroes Consortium Members!


The Value Of a Veteran is pleased to partner with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Illinois Hires Heroes ConsortiumIllinois Hires Heroes Consortium Logo (IHHC) to provide resources and training for consortium member companies that wish to improve recruitment and retention of military veterans.

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In support of this effort, The Value Of a Veteran offers twice-monthly free web seminars that review the basic building blocks of effective veteran recruitment and retention programs and provide attendees with actionable tasks they can begin doing now to improve their ability to recruit and retain veterans.

Topics covered in this overview session include:

• The top myths and misperceptions about the skills and talents of today’s military, and the facts that will empower you to overcome hiring manager resistance to considering veteran applicants
•  Intro to over a dozen approaches to finding military talent, including many low-to-no cost sources, and the types of talent you are likely to find using those resources

•  Practical ideas for conducting Veterans Outreach as part of your recruitment marketing efforts  

•  Insight into translating Military Occupational Codes (MOC's) so you can understand a resume written in "military-ese"


Upcoming "Primer on Recruiting Military Veterans" Sessions

Date Presenter Time Price Order
Mon, Oct 20
Lisa Rosser 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET  FREE
Thu, Nov 6
Lisa Rosser 11:30 am - 12:30 pm ET  FREE
Tue, Nov 18
Lisa Rosser 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET  FREE