Employees are your businesses’ greatest asset and you are only as good as the people you employ. Therefore, it’s crucial that your staff are kept engaged and motivated to stay with you rather than leave and maybe work for your competitor. But knowing how to retain your veteran employee takes a little more consideration given their background.
Onboarding new members of staff is crucial to ensure they feel welcome and part of the company as quickly as possible. We’ve probably all had jobs where we turn up on our first day and don’t have a desk or a login – making us feel even more nervous or even unwelcome. Planned onboarding can ease a veteran into your workplace quickly and easily so that they can get on with their job – that’s their focus on that first day.
As a business, we have decided that this year, we wanted to give back and help a charity that supports and helps veterans and their families in time of need. So, we here at Veteran Employment & Training Solutions have decided to raise money over the course of 2020 for The Royal British Legion.
Paul Lewis – the founder and owner of V.E.T.S. – has over 20 years military experience and is perfectly placed to communicate the needs of employers and candidates appreciating what military ‘speak’ means on Civvy Street. Here is a little about Paul and his passion for working with veterans.