Upcoming Events

Creating a Successful Wounded Warrior Program & the Latest on Veteran Regulations (VEVRAA)

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Description: Dulles, VA: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join this rich and informative dialog focused on talent, inclusion and compliance.  Keynote speakers will share expertise related to hiring wounded warriors and the latest in VEVRAA compliance.  Assistant Secretary VETS, Keith Kelly (invited) will share his vision for supporting transitioning veterans including wounded warriors to successful civilian careers.  Our Subject Matter Expert Panels will provide both employer and wounded warrior perspectives.

Attendees will gain valuable information on how to start or build a successful wounded warrior program, make reasonable accommodations for some "signature" injuries of the wars and to successfully assimilate service members from military into corporate life, leveraging the strengths that hiring veterans can bring to an organization, benefitting both career opportunities and organizational ROI, including:

Ability to learn new skills and concepts; strong leadership qualities; flexibility to work strongly in teams or work independently; diversity and strong interpersonal skills; ability to work efficiently and diligently in a fast-paced environment; respect for procedures and accountability; hands on experience with technology and globalization; strong personal integrity; strong sense of health, safety and property standards and triumph over adversity.

Registration: $45 (BLN Members); $99 (Non-BLN Members)