Veterans at Work

SHRM Foundation Certificate Program

The SHRM Foundation Veterans at Work Certificate program, generously supported by Comcast NBCUniversal, was developed by the SHRM Foundation for HR professionals, people managers, and business leaders. This course leverages critical insights from subject matter experts and the latest research to equip you with the knowledge and actionable tools necessary to confidently adapt your workplace into one that attracts, hires, and retains both veterans and members of the military community.

The SHRM Foundation Veterans at Work Certificate program is completely free and open to all. You do not need to be a SHRM member, and you do not need to hold a SHRM credential to engage with the content, take the course and earn the Veterans at Work Certificate.

Completing the Veterans at Work Certificate program will empower you to:

1

Understand the barriers to employment experienced by veterans and members of the military community.

2

Articulate the business case for building a workforce that is equitable and inclusive of veterans and members of the military community.

3

Create organizational strategies to attract, hire, retain, and develop veterans and members of the military community.

4

Educate your stakeholders to reduce barriers faced by the military community.

5

Earn 10 professional development credits toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Requirements

The SHRM Foundation Veterans at Work Certificate program includes:

Five (5) learning modules consisting of video content reinforcing key areas of learning for HR professionals.

A review of the Veterans at Work companion resource consisting of the latest research and best practices for HR professionals in attracting, hiring, and retaining veterans and members of the military community.

The successful completion of an End-Of-Course Exam and Survey.

The Steps

Here is an overview of the steps you’ll need to complete for this program:

Task
Estimated Time Commitment
Complete all learning modules and review all video content
4 hours
Review material in the companion resource
5 hours
Pass the End-Of-Course Exam
30 minutes
Complete the End-Of-Course Survey
30 minutes
Total Commitment
10 hours
Task Estimated Time Commitment
Complete all learning modules and review all video content 4 hours
Review material in the companion resource 5 hours
Pass the End-Of-Course Exam 30 minutes
Complete the End-Of-Course Survey 30 minutes
Total Commitment 10 hours

Employing the Military Community:

Best Practices for Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Veterans and Military Spouses

This free guide includes proactive and proven employment practices to attract, hire, and retain veterans and military spouses—to be led and managed by HR professionals. It also provides guidance for how HR professionals can mitigate challenges faced by employers and employees from the military community.

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