A continued commitment to hiring and retaining veterans has earned Johnson Controls recognition for military employment. Johnson Controls was recently named a Top Military Friendly Employer by for the eighth consecutive year. This list is a valuable tool for military personnel transitioning into the workforce, as the rankings incorporate recruiting and retention efforts, and special programs for veterans in the workplace. Johnson Controls is proud to rank seventh on this list, which in total represents only 2 percent of 5,000 qualifying companies, and first on the industrial products and services index.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed a new online , aimed at helping employers, managers and supervisors, and human resource professionals support employees who are Veterans or members of the Reserve or National Guard. Given the many efforts in this country to increase the hiring of Veterans, the Veterans Employment Toolkit was designed to help employers, managers and supervisors, and human resource professionals support Veterans in the workplace to increase Veterans’ retention of employment and facilitate their success in the workplace. The online toolkit provides information about the value Veterans bring to the workplace, material describing the military experience and culture, common challenges Veterans may experience in readjusting to civilian life and how to support individuals in that transition, general communication tips for managers and supervisors, and how to support members in the Reserve and National Guard. The Veterans Employment Toolkit also includes resources for Veterans looking to obtain employment and how they can make important career decisions and excel in the workplace. If you have any questions or feedback about the toolkit, please contact .
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Mentoring for veterans with disabilities has several benefits. Veterans who have a mentor not only “learn the ropes,” but also get a sense of connection that can be sustained beyond job start-up. Being able to reach out to other veterans in the workplace can be a valuable lifeline for veterans who are trying to deal with disability issues while returning to civilian life. To find out more, go to the .
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