Virginia Veterans Resource Guide

Helping Employers Hire, Train and Retain Veterans Businesses often ask, “Why should I hire a Veteran?” and “Where can I find Veterans to hire?” The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program helps employers understand why hiring Veterans can be one of the best business decisions they make. In Virginia, Veterans are an integral solution to filling in-demand jobs and contributing to positive economic growth. Educate – Train – Connect The V3 Program provides education, training and connectivity resources to assist companies recruit, hire, and retain a highly-skilled, well-educated, and easily-trained

leadership talent pool: Virginia’s Veterans. The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is fully engaged in this venture with a firm confidence that hiring Veterans is not just the right thing to do - understanding who Veterans are and hiring them will increase organizational productivity and efficiency. Hundreds of V3 Member companies have committed to hiring transitioning service members and Veterans. Companies who have completed all training requirements are recognized as official “V3-Certified Companies,” and are awarded a certificate from the Governor of Virginia. Job Seekers If you are a Veteran, transitioning service member or serving member of the National Guard or Reserves, and want to know how you can connect with companies that value your service and potential contributions to their company, visit and contact the Virginia Transition Assistance Program to learn about employment opportunities . Veteran Employment Grant V3-certified employers may also be eligible for up to $10,000 in grants through the V3 Program for hiring and retaining Veterans in Virginia. For more information on corporate membership in the V3 Program, grant criteria and application visit v3grant.

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