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Employment Pillar

The Employment Pillar mission is to prepare Veterans and their families for a successful transition by connecting them with Veteran friendly employers and resources in Atlanta.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for on this page, please send us an email with as much information as possible and we will connect you with the best person to help you.  Send Email

 

Vocational Services program through the V.A. works to provide customer service to employers and vocational service providers who can help develop the VVS program offerings, often for those with a substantial interruption in work history and significant barriers to reentering the workforce.

Atlanta, Georgia Point of Contact: Tracy Roberts tracy.roberts3@va.gov

Upcoming Events

october 2020

27oct11:45 am1:00 pmFeaturedMilitary 101 via ZOOMMilitary 101 training is focused on the HR Professional, Hiring Manager, and Executive Stakeholders in Veteran hiring and retention.

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Job Seeker Resources

Here at Work for Warriors Georgia, we educate, assist and connect Military Personnel with opportunities becoming of their experience.

https://workforwarriorsga.org/

Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce

https://www.hireheroesusa.org/

The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/cec-contacts.asp#GA

To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

https://dol.georgia.gov/find-veteran-assistance-and-information

The Technical College System of Georgia’s Office Workforce Development is the administrator of WorkSource Georgia, the state’s federally-funded employment and training system, working to connect talent with opportunity. These federal funds are part of a grant program called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

https://tcsg.edu/about-tcsg/system-office-services/military-veterans-and-families/

Employer Resources for those looking to hire Veterans

Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce

https://www.hireheroesusa.org/

SHRM-Atlanta
SHRM-Atlanta is the premier professional community for those in Human Resources and people management.
We’re empowering Atlanta’s HR professionals and people managers to create best-in-class workforces and workplaces by enhancing HR skills and knowledge, developing business acumen, and increasing leadership capacity.
With 2,000+ members from 1,300+ businesses in the Greater Atlanta area, you’re bound to find the support you need. Whether you’re an HR professional or people manager, generalist or specialist, entry-level or C-Suite: we have something for you.
SHRM-Atlanta veteran initiatives focus on supporting the workforce readiness of veterans and their spouses within the metro-Atlanta community. We partner with local veteran-focused agencies to reach this very important segment of the workforce population.
Each year, new initiatives supporting veterans are rolled out to the SHRM-Atlanta member body. Our goal is to foster collaboration among Atlanta area businesses to support veteran-orientated initiatives and to provide much needed job-related resources.
Some of SHRM-Atlanta’s past collaboration partners have been Vetlanta, Work for Warriors Georgia, Hire Heroes USA, and Operation Workforce.
https://www.shrmatlanta.org/#

https://www.shrmatlanta.org/page/VETs_Initiative?

The Technical College System of Georgia’s Office Workforce Development is the administrator of WorkSource Georgia, the state’s federally-funded employment and training system, working to connect talent with opportunity. These federal funds are part of a grant program called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

https://tcsg.edu/about-tcsg/system-office-services/military-veterans-and-families/

We prepare America’s veterans, service members and their spouses, for meaningful careers, provide them with employment resources and expertise, protect their employment rights and promote their employment opportunities.
http://www.veterans.gov

The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/cec-contacts.asp#GA

To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
https://dol.georgia.gov/find-veteran-assistance-and-information

Veterans, military service members, transitioning service
members and military spouses of the armed forces of the United
States, including the National Guard, may be eligible for exam point
credits and/or expedited application processes.

https://sos.ga.gov/PLB/acrobat/Forms/PLBVeteransInfo.pdf

Employment Pillar Directors

Monica Jenkins, Co-Director 2020 Employment Pillar

 

Monique Jenkins, PHR, SHRM-CP, MBA

HR Professional | Volunteer Leader | Community Advocate

 

Monique Jenkins is an Army Veteran and human resources professional with more than 10 years of talent acquisition and program management experience. She currently serves as the Manager of Enterprise Talent Management Services at Georgia Department of Administrative Services, tasked with helping state agencies attract, hire and develop the best talent in Georgia. She is an active member of the veteran and military spouse mentor programs with Hire Heroes USA and American Corporate Partners and current serves as chair of SHRM-Atlanta’s Veterans Initiative. Through her work with SHRM, SHRM-Atlanta and now VETLANTA, Monique is looking forward to helping veterans have a smooth transition from the military, similar to her own experience almost 18 years ago.

Gloria Sinclair Miller- Director of Education Pillar Vetlanta 2020

 

Gloria Sinclair Miller, SHRM-SCP | Field Services Director

Society for Human Resource Management

 

Gloria Sinclair Miller is an accomplished Senior HR Business Executive with more than 20 years of successful global and domestic human resources leadership in a variety of industry sectors including biopharmaceutical, retail and financial services, as well as in non-profit organizations.

Gloria currently serves as a Field Services Director with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Additionally, the organization focuses on educating employers on hiring, engaging and retaining untapped talent groups like transitioning service members, reservist, military spouses, and veterans. 

Gloria has served in numerous Volunteer Leadership roles prior to her move to Atlanta including Chapter President and long-time Board Member for the Philadelphia Society for Human Resources Management (Philly SHRM) Chapter, and Board Chairman for USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.