News Release – Corporate Connection

New Vet Program in Virginia Focuses on Employment Pipeline
June 25, 2012

A new initiative, Virginia Values Veterans (V3), will help Virginia employers that want to hire, train and retain veterans by building a veteran-employment pipeline. Companies participating in V3 will go through a certification process that includes developing a pipeline to recruit veterans, completing a pilot program, and setting goals for hiring and retaining veterans.

In addition, the Virginia Department of Veterans Services is offering interested companies a Virginia Values Veterans Vet Ready Assessment and customized training event for companies who desire and will commit to hiring and retaining Veterans in Virginia. For more information, visit the Virginia Values Veterans website and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services website.