Free Webinar: Hiring Veterans: A Great Way to Grow Your Talent Pool

Feb 03, 2021 - Feb 03, 2021
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm ET


Registration open.


Study results show why Veterans are such a valuable talent pool

Organizations struggle with the cost of hiring new staff combined with high rates of employee turnover. What if there was a talent pool that you could tap into that was educated, well-trained, disciplined, and experienced? And the best part is, this talent pool has a demonstrated commitment public service.

These future public leaders are those who have served in the military. Veterans are a workforce that can help you to fill the ranks of your local government in a time when all organizations are struggling to find and maintain skilled and accomplished people. Join ICMA and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) to learn more about a study conducted by Arizona State University with local government HR Directors and hear from PsychArmor and one of our local government talent managers on why Veterans are a great way to grow talent in your organization.

What We'll Cover:

  • Veteran Hiring Preferences in Local Government, the analysis and the results (Arizona State University) in Partnership with the Alliance for Innovation)
  • The use of innovative tools that inform, educate, and assist in opening a dialogue with employers and their Veteran staff to ensure the healthiest and happiest workplace (Psych Armor Institute)
  • The practices used to hire veterans and tips and tools to build job descriptions to encourage veterans to apply.


  • David Swindell,  PhD, director & associate professor,  Arizona State University | Center for Urban Innovation
  • Ulrich Jensen, assistant professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University
  • Matthew Feldhaus, director, West Coast Operations for HeadStrong, PsychArmor consultant
  • Demetrius Parker; Talent Manager, Jefferson County, CO


Event Details


  • Feb 03, 2021 - Feb 03, 2021
  • 02:00 pm 03:00 pm ET
  • Registration Deadline: 02/04/2021


  • Online Webinar


  • Member Price:Not available
  • Non-Member:Not available


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