Navigation Links
Craigslist founder to Keynote Swords to Plowshares’ Inaugural Veteran Employment Strategy Summit
Date:8/26/2013

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013

Swords to Plowshares will host its Inaugural Veteran Employment Strategy Summit on Tuesday August 27th. Employers interested in adding veterans to their company ranks will gather at the Marine’s Memorial Club in downtown San Francisco for the event.

The summit will kick-off with a keynote address by Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects and veteran supporter. Swords to Plowshares’ staff will deliver a brief cultural competency training, Combat to Community: Transitioning from Military Service to the Civilian Workforce followed by a panel discussion with employers.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Marines Memorial Club, Crystal Ballroom - 11th Floor
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

“Veterans bring a wealth of skills, leadership ability and loyalty to the workplace. Many companies have expressed the desire to hire veterans but don’t know where to start, and many have implemented hiring programs but need guidance on how to support veterans in the workplace,” said Amy Fairweather, Swords to Plowshares’ Director of Policy.

The Veteran Employment Strategy Summit is intended to encourage partnerships between employers and the veteran community. Summit participants will discuss obstacles and solutions for veteran recruitment, training, placement and supporting veterans in the workplace.

“This is great opportunity for Bay Area employers to deepen their understanding about veteran culture and the value of hiring a veteran,” said Fairweather. “Unlike a job fair, the summit is not meant to be a hiring event, but a tool and resource for hiring managers.”

About Swords to Plowshares
Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing and legal assistance to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Swords to Plowshares promotes and protects the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, state and national entities. Learn more at ww.swords-to-plowshares.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11062969.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Wilderness Medicine founder offers health tips for summer season
2. Leah Hoskins, F.I.L.M. Project Founder, Headed to Jail?
3. Internet Speaker, Founder, and President of RevenFlo Web Team, Jason Broadwater, Discusses the Most Essential Marketing Tool Available for Effective Internet Marketing
4. Technology Founders Commit to Combating U.S. Obesity
5. Audiology Services of Chattanooga Inc., Best Clinic for Hearing Aids in Chattanooga, Reveals New Video From Founder
6. Co-Founder of Omega3 Innovations Says Today’s Fish Oil Industry is on the Wrong Track, Sets Up Blog to Help Consumers Understand Why
7. YogaFit’s Founder Beth Shaw Named to LIU Post College of Management Advisory Board
8. Marina Aleksintser, Founder of BikiniMommyOnline & JNL Fitness Model Factory West Coast President, Brings the Hottest Method of Training to Los Angeles
9. Jack Kelly, Founder Of Lazarus House, Has Announced The Release Of His Book, RADICAL RECOVERY: Twelve Recovery Myths - The Addiction Survivor's Guide To The Twelve Steps.
10. Poppy Drops Founder, Shelly Coffman, is Featured by AMEX Open Forum as Game-Changer in Business Today
11. Founder of VendScreen Announces New Company, VendNext
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... ... Growing in popularity, more and more people continue to live their lives ... Whether someone chooses to cut gluten out of their life for personal health reasons ... their shelves with many different gluten-free products all year round. And they take another ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Tuesday, May 24, Women's Excellence in Wellness, ... with Young Living Essential Oils, taught by Patti Dolan, RYT, a Young Living ... Yoga Flow is 6:30pm - 7:15pm followed by a small intro to the Oils ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... , ... Controlling and maintaining the home’s water heater just got infinitely easier, ... Heater Controller , a first-of-its-kind system that enables remote and convenient control of a ... does for HVAC systems, Aquanta gives users a much more efficient, versatile way to ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... ... Milwaukee , Out patient Services To Begin In June , Aloria Health, specializing ... to announce the opening of Aloria Milwaukee, its first treatment facility for outpatient, ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... The ... that’s causing the problem. A common injury that’s often misunderstood, whiplash should be swiftly ... MD, a Harvard-trained, orthopedic spine surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center . , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... , May 24, 2016 ... the world , s first dual therapy ... intervention   OrbusNeich, a global company specializing ... its portfolio to include products to treat peripheral artery ... company,s first entry devices for lower limb and arteriovenous ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... HONG KONG , May 24, 2016 ... de COMBO ™ , la ... présentent des cathéters destinés à l,intervention portant ... artério-veineuse (FAV)   OrbusNeich, entreprise ... vasculaires permettant de changer la vie, a ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... -- Dutch surgeons have launched a ground-breaking medical app ... treat patients on a global scale. Medical professionals from ... and the US have already signed up for the ... a totally secure environment. Education  "Imagine a ... with a surgeon at Harvard to treat a bomb victim via ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: