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UpSkill Works Forum: New Mission, Transferable Talent: What Employers Need to Know About Hiring and Retaining Veterans

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Webinar

Save to Calendar 2021-12-14 12:00:00 2021-12-14 13:00:00 UpSkill Works Forum: New Mission, Transferable Talent: What Employers Need to Know About Hiring and Retaining Veterans With more than 250,000 veterans in residence, Houston has the country's second-highest veteran population. Veterans are diverse and highly skilled talent. They bring valuable experience to a workplace but may require employers to develop new approaches to effectively access and engage them. Join the UpSkill Houston initiative, NextOp Veterans Executive Director Stephanie Drake, and area employers to learn how to attract, hire, support, and retain talented veterans in your workforce. Speakers:  Stephanie Drake, Executive Director, NextOp Veterans Carla Thompson, Workforce Development Manager, Turner Industries Group LLC  Peter Beard, Senior Vice President, Regional Workforce Development, Greater Houston Partnership , , , Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
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About this Event

With more than 250,000 veterans in residence, Houston has the country's second-highest veteran population. Veterans are diverse and highly skilled talent. They bring valuable experience to a workplace but may require employers to develop new approaches to effectively access and engage them.

Join the UpSkill Houston initiative, NextOp Veterans Executive Director Stephanie Drake, and area employers to learn how to attract, hire, support, and retain talented veterans in your workforce.

Speakers: 

  • Stephanie Drake, Executive Director, NextOp Veterans
  • Carla Thompson, Workforce Development Manager, Turner Industries Group LLC 
  • Peter Beard, Senior Vice President, Regional Workforce Development, Greater Houston Partnership

Tickets

Individual

Have questions?

Please contact Elaine Blanco

eblanco@houston.org

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Please contact Terry Leibowitz

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

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Agenda

Webinar
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Attendance

Open to

Members

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HCA Houston Healthcare
INEOS O&P USA 

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