• Louisiana Veteran Employment & Business Summit

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    Name: Louisiana Veteran Employment & Business Summit
    Date: May 4, 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    Learn how to recruit and retain military and veteran talent. NextOp will launch our Military Internship Program in Louisiana. This program allows Employers to hire military service members before they exit the service at no cost. Stay for lunch and network with military members, career search veterans, and Louisiana veteran-owned businesses.
     

    PART 1
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Louisiana Businesses - How to Hire & Access Military and Veteran Talent

    • Military and Veteran Hiring Best Practices - a panel discussion with national and local employers
    • SkillBridge, a Military Career Internship Program - How Louisiana businesses can access military talent for free
    • Funding to Hire and Develop Military and Veteran Talent - Learn from the Louisiana Workforce Commission about the workforce development funding program

    PART 2
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Everyone - Veteran Networking Lunch and Keynote Speaker
    Keynote John Boerstler - Chief Veterans Experience Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs
    An opportunity for career searching veterans, military, Louisiana businesses, and LA veteran-owned businesses to connect and network


    Location:
    New Orleans, LA
    Venue TBA
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, May 4, 2022
    9:00am-1:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Ben Armstrong
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE
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