Enterprise-wide Veteran
Strategy Overview
Robert Humes
On behalf of State HR
May 19, 2014
Agenda
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Military Skill & Experience Translation Tools
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Veterans Fellowship Program (VFP)
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Camo 2 Commerce
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Next Steps
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Questions
Military Skill & Experience
Translation Tools
Ways To Use These Tools
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Review applications
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Target job announcements
for veteran population
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Source potential applicants
Military Employee Populations
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Enlisted Service Members (NonCommissioned Officers)
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Officers (Commissioned)
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Guard/Reserve vs. Active Duty
Military Skill & Experience
Translation Tools
MyNextMove.Org/VETS
Military.com/Skills-Translator/MOS-Translator
Reviewing Applications
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Look for similarities in keywords located on both
your job announcement and the veteran's
application materials. Use the tools to search
these words and phrases to establish whether or not
the applicant is competitive.
Targeting Job
Announcements
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Veterans strongly encouraged to apply; Army
Personnel Specialist and Navy Yeomen strongly
encouraged to apply.
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Use tools to find the military specialty code that
matches your job class/title. Next, research the
normal duties and assignments associated with
the military specialty code.
Sourcing
LinkedIn.com
H2H.Jobs
[email protected]
Questions Insights
Washington State Veterans
Fellowship Program (VFP)
Brief Overview
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NW Edge Program Pre-requisite
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Targeted job shadow opportunity
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40 non-consecutive hours; no
more than 8 hours in one agency;
4 hours with one coach
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25 Fellows (pilot phase); 5-6 per
quarter; All applications screened
and vetted
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Fellows develop meaningful
information to close gaps; Build
networks
Vets Apply Online
www.careers.wa.gov
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5-6 Qualified Vets are matched with Vet
Corps Employment Specialist
OFM crosswalks transferable skills and provides
candidates with list of potential coaches
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3
Candidates become responsible for scheduling their
shadow time with coaches
Candidates and coaches participate in engaging
shadows
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Coaches and candidates provide feedback on experiences
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Questions Insights
Camo 2 Commerce
Brief Overview
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Community Partnership
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OJT; Non-permanent direct
employment opportunities;
50% wage reimbursement
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Union Parters Notified
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MOU Being Prepared for
Signature (OFM/PacMtn)
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WDVA Tested Pilot
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WSDOT active particpant
Agency identifies
temporary opportunity
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Agency contacts C2C employer reps with position
description or job announcement
C2C reps fills request from Agency within five
working days
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Agency Veterans Employment Specialist completes
the OJT training plan
Employee and Agency sign the plan; employee is onboarded and trained as usual
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At the end of the temporary assignment C2C reps process
salary reimbursements
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Questions Insights
Next Steps
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Measure all strategies during pilot year
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Aggressively share stories and working models
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Support & Participate in VERG
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Network across all military services ; Ask Questions
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Continue to be a leading and active partner in the
NW Edge Program on JBLM
Contact Information
Robert Humes
Talent Acquisition & Retention
Manager
Washington State
Department of Revenue
[email protected]
(360) 725-7496
@BobbyHumes