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Hire A Vet

Why hiring a veteran will benefit you business, and how to find qualified veterans to hire.

Benefits to Employers

  • Veterans who have worked in technically oriented military occupations are better prepared for civilian technical training.
  • Veterans have demonstrated the aptitude to be trained in a structured environment.
  • Veterans have developed a work ethic that enables them to report for work on time and in the proper frame of mind.
  • Veterans tend to be more mature, self-confident, and drug-free employees.
  • Veterans who receive G. I. Bill assistance will work toward a training objective and make satisfactory progress to receive continued benefits.
  • Veterans possess higher education and training achievements.
  • Veterans receive the same prevailing wage as other employees in the same position. Scheduled pay increases develop employee loyalty.
  • Veterans possess work traits, such as adapting to physical demands, following safety guidelines, working under pressure, and setting priorities.

Veterans who receive G. I. Bill assistance will work toward a training objective and make satisfactory progress to receive continued benefits.

  • Veterans possess higher education and training achievements.
  • Veterans receive the same prevailing wage as other employees in the same position. Scheduled pay increases develop employee loyalty.
  • Veterans possess work traits, such as adapting to physical demands, following safety guidelines, working under pressure, and setting priorities.

Apprenticeship Training

  • A skilled occupation learned through a structured, systematic program of supervised on-the-job training to learn necessary manual, mechanical, or technical skills.
  • May include theoretical related instruction.
  • Normally two to five years in length (normally full-time).
  • Occupation clearly identified and commonly recognized throughout an industry.

On-the-Job-Training

  • A skilled occupation is learned under the supervision of a skilled worker in a practical, hands-on way.
  • Six months to two years in length (normally full-time).

How to Begin

  • Determine the occupations within your company that may be trained by apprenticeship or on-the-job training programs.
  • Determine whether veterans, eligible dependents, National Guardsmen, or Reservists are currently employed in any of those positions.
  • Contact the Veterans State Approvals function of the Division of Higher Education to determine if those programs can be approved.
  • Schedule a visit from one of our specialist to complete the required forms, and enroll the individual(s).

Contact

Jeffrey S. Newman
Administrator
(603) 271-8508
[email protected]