Everything HR Needs to Know about Hiring a Veteran — Feb. JSAHR Meeting

Posted on January 23, 2012 By

Ever consider hiring a veteran? The February meeting of JSAHR will focus on tips for effectively recruiting, hiring and retaining military veterans, including workplace strategies for employing military spouses and engaging their families.  Learn the top ten reasons to hire veterans, keep reservists, and take advantage of tax incentives, among other information.

Sherrill Curtis, who specializes in strategic human resource and business management solutions, will present “Shifting from Advocate to HR Strategy Architect,” a mini-workshop that  outlines strategies for using military talent, Thursday, February 16, 2012, at the monthly meeting of The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR), a Superior Merit Award Chapter of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

The registration fee and a full buffet breakfast is $25.00 for JSAHRmembers; $35.00 for nonmembers; and an additional $5.00 for walk-ins. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHRadministrator, at 732-244-8892 or e-mail jsahradmin@atbcelebrations.com.

About Sherrill Curtis, SPHR: Sherrill Curtis, the principal and creative director of her consultancy practice, offers clients highly interactive skill development workshops, guest speaking, and personalized career coaching. She is creating and producing for SHRM a series of online awareness and learning tools for Human Resource professionals to connect with, support and engage military connected talent in the workplace. This project, called “Behind the Lines,” is being produced in support of the national initiative “Joining Forces” led by First Lady, Michelle Obama, along with Jill and Vice President, Joe Biden.

Curtis serves on numerous advisory boards; is director of Workforce Readiness for the Garden State Council-SHRM; VP Workforce Readiness for Morris County-SHRM; co-founder for the Women’s Institute at Bergen Community College; and an adjunct faculty member at several N.J. colleges.