Upcoming Event: Why You Should Hire a Veteran Event at Pikes Peak Workforce Center

Why You Should Hire a Veteran: HR Strategies to find valuable Veteran Talent

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center has teamed with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Procurement Technical Assistance Cent​er (PTAC) to encourage local employers to hire veterans. Employers can explore recruiting tools and HR strategies to find valuable veteran talent at a day-long event on February 26, 2015.
WHO:  Employers in El Paso and Teller Counties, who want to understand why hiring veterans makes good business sense.
WHAT:  Series of workshops/breakout sessions to explore recruiting tools and HR strategies to find, hire, and retain veterans. Topics to be covered include:
  • Why Hire a Veteran:  the Value a Veteran Brings to You Company
  • Post-Traumatic Stress:  Addressing the Myths
  • Strategic Approach to Veteran Talent Management
  • Federal Contracting: Keep that Contract by Staying in Compliance
  • Are You Sure You Understand All There is to Know About the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Citizens Soldiers: Good Business Sense

Note: a complete agenda with workshop descriptions is provided.
WHEN:  Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
WHERE:  The Pinery at the Hill, 775 West Bijou, Colorado Springs, 80905
.HOW:  There is no charge for employers to attend; a light breakfast and lunch will be provided.  To register go to go to www.ppwfc.org, click under Business Services.
The Pikes Peak Workforce Center connects vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven services. More information about the Pikes Peak Workforce Center can be found online at www.ppwfc.org.