You will learn about the veteran referral organizations that will help you at no cost to find veterans and service members faster and easier – including state and federal agencies, nonprofits, military units and veterans’ groups.  Webinar topics include:

  • Finding military candidates for your jobs

  • Connecting with military units

  • Getting ready to ask referral sources for help

  • Engaging with military employment teams

  • National organizations that provide free candidate referrals

  • Getting job postings directly to military transition counselors

  • Interpreting military skills and experience

  • Using a Skills Matrix to focus on required candidate skills

  • Avoiding screening and interview mistakes

  • Job training and apprenticeship options

Brig. Gen. (Ret) Marianne Watson serves as CFA Director of Outreach.  Until her retirement from the military, she served as the Director of Manpower and Personnel at the National Guard Bureau.  She was the chief human resources officer of the Air and Army National Guard, responsible for leading the employment transition operations, among other functions.  When deployed to Afghanistan, she was head of National Guard Affairs when 30+% of the U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan were National Guard members.


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CFA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides pro bono help to employers and associations to help them increase their hiring of service members and veterans.  Please share copies of CFA's Guides with your network.  For more information, please contact, Steve Nowlan at   Center for America, 250 Willow Springs Drive, Roswell, GA 30075    © 2018 Center for America. All rights reserved.