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How the Military Community Strengthens the Civilian Workforce

More than 200,000 transitioning service members depart the military each year. For veterans and military spouses, finding civilian employment that suits their skills and abilities can be a daunting task.

This Veterans Day, we’re spotlighting the amazing work of Hiring Our Heroes, a nonprofit arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that connects the military community with companies—creating economic opportunity and a strong, diversified workforce nationwide.

Through hiring events, fellowships, and digital programs, Senior Director of Programs and Events, Crystal Cochran, helps the military community transition to the civilian workforce.

Listen to learn:

  • The unique skillsets veterans and military spouses can bring to their roles
  • Why it’s good business to hire military community members
  • Tips for veterans and military spouses on translating skills and developing a network
  • How organizations can get involved with Hiring Our Heroes

The Employee Safety Podcast is hosted by Peter Steinfeld, SVP of Safety Solutions at AlertMedia.

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Crystal Cochran, Hiring Our Heroes
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