Strategies for Integrating Returning Veterans into the Workplace

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Berkshire Expert to Give Timely Presentation at Chicago ILG Meeting

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On December 2, 2011, Nicole Yeldell, SPHR, Manager of Training at Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, will help attendees understand how to integrate Veterans into their organizations in her Chicago ILG presentation: "Strategies for Integrating Returning Veterans into the Workplace."

With so many Veterans returning from active duty, there is an untapped pool of talent waiting to be harnessed by your company. Not only that, the government is expecting employers to hire and retain more Veterans than ever before. In this session, attendees will learn strategies and solutions for tapping into that talent while remaining compliant by integrating and recruiting Veterans into their workforces.

Nicole will educate attendees on Veteran best practices, helping them:
• Better understand the challenges of recruiting and integrating Veterans from both an employer and Veteran employee perspective, and how to integrate solutions to make the processes easier
• Utilize best practices of industry leaders in the areas of Veteran recruitment and retention
• Devise innovative solutions and strategies for implementing their own plan

To set up an interview with Nicole Yeldell, or for more information on this presentation, please contact Lauren Collinson at 800.882.8904 ext. 1307.

About Nicole Yeldell: As Manager of Training, Nicole is responsible for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of all Berkshire Associates Inc.'s training programs. Nicole specializes in compliance support including the areas of affirmative action/EEO, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) audit support, and diversity. Her thorough understanding of the laws and regulations that impact compliance allow her to advise and assist companies of all sizes and industries, keeping them protected from liability.

About Berkshire: Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has serviced the nation's most recognizable companies; and as a result has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resource challenges.

About NILG: The National Industry Liaison Group, and its regional and local affiliates including Chicago ILG, promotes Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity by working closely with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and related administrative agencies.

This press release was distributed through PR Web by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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