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Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans

Recording Date: February 08, 2012
Price: Free

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Veterans are a tremendous source of untapped talent and come with a wealth of skills and experience beyond those of typical civilian employees.

This webcast gives you the insight and tools needed to recruit and retain veterans, and to maximize their value in your organization.

Leading companies that hire veterans owe it to themselves and their employees to understand the unique considerations involved. This revealing program shows you how to make the most of America’s top talent.

What You Will Learn

This program explores the key cultural differences between the military and civilian workplace and reveals how these differences can affect employee performance, satisfaction, and retention. Attend and you’ll gain advice on how to:
  • Attract and interview veterans 
  • On-board them quickly and effectively 
  • Position them for success 
  • Ensure a smooth cultural transition 
  • Manage performance

While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Emily King  is a nationally recognized expert on the transition from military service to civilian employment. She has worked extensively with veterans and civilian hiring organizations and is a frequent speaker at industry events including SHRM and ASTD. She is the author of Field Tested: Recruiting, Managing, and Retaining Veterans published by AMACOM.

Ed Reilly is president and CEO of American Management Association, a leading global not-for-profit, membership-based management development, research and publishing organization. Reilly previously served as president and chief executive officer of Big Flower Holdings, Inc. Prior to that, he spent over 25 years in a variety of senior executive positions with the broadcast and book publishing groups of The McGraw-Hill Companies. In addition he is the editor of AMA Business Boot Camp: Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career


Related Seminars

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:

Recruiting, Interviewing and Selecting Employees
The everything you need to know before you say you're hired seminar.

Related Reading from AMACOM Books:


Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Test Your Computer

Please ensure that your computer is "Flash/Connect enabled" by clicking on the following link in order to run a short test:

If successful, you will receive a "Test Completed Successfully" message on the page.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!