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Veterans Florida: Helping your business find and train top talent

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Stay Competitive with Tools and Resources from Veterans Florida

Tap Into Career Services and Training Grants to Grow Your Business

Bobby Carbonell | 1/26/2018

Every business has a need for a talented workforce and today’s veterans are a great fit for any company looking for hard-working, intelligent men and women with a unique mission-focused attitude. Veterans Florida can help your business recruit, hire and train America’s best talent resource, our veterans.

Veterans Florida is a non-profit corporation
created by the State of Florida to help veterans fully transition to civilian life in the Sunshine State. They connect veterans to employers, grant funds to employers to hire and train veterans, and educate veterans on how to open their own businesses in Florida.

“Hiring veterans will have a significant impact on our company’s ability to meet the operational and growth demands it faces with the global adoption of our technology platform.”

David Glassman, Owner and Partner, DigiPro Media

Why Hire Veterans?
According to research conducted by Veterans Florida, hiring agents report that veterans rate significantly higher for productivity, reduced turnover and reduced training needs compared to their civilian peers. Whether you are hiring your first veteran or you’re a seasoned veteran-friendly employer, Veterans Florida can help.

Get Help Training New Employees
The Veterans Florida Business Training Grant program provides funding to qualifying businesses to train their new, full-time veteran employees. A business is reimbursed by Veterans Florida for 50% of the training cost per veteran employee, with a maximum amount of $8,000 per employee.

Find the Right Candidate
Veterans Florida complements your existing recruiting strategy with our Florida Career Services Program. We review and present potential candidates for your hiring consideration based on the jobs you provide under the grant program, for free.

Start Today
Veterans Florida’s comprehensive, nationwide advertising campaign draws hundreds of thousands of veterans and their families to the Veterans Florida website to learn more about the benefits and opportunities available for them in the Sunshine State. By working with Veterans Florida, your business can tap into this audience.

Veterans Florida offers resources to help your business be competitive, including the Veterans Florida Career Services Program and the Veterans Florida Business Training Grant, which will reimburse businesses for 50% of a newly hired veteran’s training cost up to $8,000 per trainee. Get started by visiting VeteransFlorida.org.

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