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NEW DATE: NEILG Presents A Talent Acquisition Information Session: How to Hire Veterans and Persons with Disabilities
December 5, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
We have a new date for our Talent Acquisition Session on Hiring Veterans and People with Disabilities! The event will be held on Wednesday December 5th, in the same location and the same times. If you previously registered for the event, you don’t need to do anything, we have moved your registration over to the December 5th date. If you are a new participant, please follow the links below to register online.
We look forward to seeing you then!
NEILG Event Committee Chair
Join us for an exciting educational opportunity on how to better recruit and retain military veterans and people with disabilities and earn 3.25 HRCI general credit hours. Highlights of this program include:
- Rhonda Aubin-Smith, OFCCP Boston Office Director will address how this program supports the pending regulatory requirements
- Alice Sweeney, MA Department of Career Services will speak to how the department works to prepare veterans for the transition from military to civilian careers
- Gregg Ames, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) will speak to the mission of MRC and the programs available to people with disabilities and employers including On-the-Job Training (OJT) and On-the-Job-Evaluation (OJE)
- Lisa Rosser, The Value of a Veteran, will present on “Improving Recruitment of Military Veterans.” During her one and one-half hour overview following topics will be covered:
- 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”
- Sarah Babineau, Event Chairperson, NEILG, will share her experience as an employee with a hidden disability, giving employers unique insight into how to identify and support employees that may need assistance.
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