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  1. Working Together to Integrate Veterans in Your WorkforceModerator: Judith Villamil, Monster Government SolutionTed Wadsworth, Senior Director of Veteran Programs, Monster Government Solutions
  2. Today’s Discussion Community based solution to help solve veteran unemployment Unique veteran recruiting event
  3. Objectives Reduce veteran unemployment Create a high-quality, robust and reliable and talent pipeline Drive economic development
  4. Vision To be the model community for veteran employment by educating local companies on the value of hiring and retaining veterans and providing the technology and resources they need to find, attract, connect with and hire veterans
  5. Strategy A business-driven, community supported effort to: Implement a holistic approach Build a coalition Leverage best technology to connect veterans and employers Provide support to member companies in their efforts to hire, train and retain qualified veteran employees Share the cost and effort
  6. Business Driven Approach Veteran & Employer Tools Resources Network Strategy Employer Support Events Public Relations Advertising Social Meeting Partnerships Tax Incentives Gov Contracting Certification Programs Internship Programs Education - Certification - Degree Programs Support - Mentorship - Employer Support
  7. Build a Coalition Business Northern Virginia Technology Council Government County Government Virginia Department of Veterans Services Virginia Employment Commission Workforce Investment Boards Education George Mason University No. Virginia Community College Veteran Community
  8. Resources for Veterans Online community and job board Job board Military skills translator Resources Training and resources Recruiting days VETWORKING teams
  9. Outreach and Partnerships Collaboration among companies, academic institutions, state government offices and local nonprofits Department of Veterans Services Virginia Employment Commission Workforce Investment Boards Supporting Organizations Outreach to local bases and installations
  10. Vision

    Online Community and

    Judy Villamil Monster Government Solutions
  11. Front Page
  12. Military Skills Translator
  13. Resume Builder
  14. Resume Search Results That best fit your job opening Are prioritized Easy to manage
  15. Job Search
  16. Needs Why this Works Industry Associations’ need to grow and provide greater value to members. Employers’ need reliable, motivated and qualified talent more cost-effectively. Veterans’ need for quick and easy access to employers and meaningful jobs. Workforce Investment Boards’ need for action to support veterans and economic development. Political leaders’ need to demonstrate leadership on veteran unemployment. 16
  19. V3 Recruiting Days Abandon the “traditional” job-fair format. Turn the tables on Employers and Veterans “Speed Dating” Employers learn first-hand what Veterans can offer Veterans learn first-hand about companies they might otherwise not have considered Networking Service Providers Quality vs. Quantity Direct Hires
  20. V3 Recruiting Days Collaboration between public and private entities Virginia Employment Commission Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Workforce Investment Boards Northern Virginia Technology Council Participating Employers
  21. V3 Recruiting Days Implementation: Half-day event Focus on developing personal relationships Create a Win/Win for Employers and Job-Seekers Easy to replicate
  22. V3 Recruiting Days Success 99% - Percentage of Veterans / Employers who had a positive experience 85% - Percentage of job-seekers who left the event with a promising lead toward employment 150 – Number of Veterans served (two events) 24 – Number companies connected with Veterans 20 – Number of actual hires reported (so far)