Veteran-Friendly Employment Opportunities
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

 
View only
 
 
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1
2
3
Criteria for evaluating how vet-friendly a company may be:

-Percentage of workforce, new hires and managers who are veterans

-Whether recruitment efforts are aimed at veterans

-Having and utilizing an employee resource group for veterans

-Percentage of philanthropic endeavors aimed at veterans

-Percentage of procurement spent with veterans with disabilities

If you have questions about this document, or want more information contact Tatiana Leavitt
in the Center for Career Development at tleavitt@utk.edu

To do your own search for vet-friendly companies, visit the following link: http://militaryfriendly.com/employers/
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
State of TN Employment Resources for Veterans:

Contact Mr. Humphries in the Knox area for local jobs that prefer to hire veterans

Thomas Humphries
Knox County Veterans Service Office
Veterans Service Officer
Contact: (865( 215-5645
thomas.Humphries@knoxcounty.org
1000 N. Central Street Box 6
Knoxville, TN 37917

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
The VR&E VetSuccess program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities prepare for, obtain, and maintain suitable employment, and/or live as independently as possible.
To apply for VR&E/Ch.31: Go onto eBenefits website. Choose the application for VR&E, fill it out completely, and send it in. Once this is complete the regional office closest to the veteran will contact them with an initial appointment letter. Veterans get an intake appointment set up after applying, and we do the full orientation, entitlement determination, and have a talk with the veteran re: his/her specific needs and next steps.

State of Tennessee Veterans Hiring Preference Hiring Policy: how veteran preference works in the state of Tennessee when seeking employment
http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/hr/attachments/HR-12-007_Veterans_Preference.pdf

State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Veterans Outreach Program Specialist, Workforce Services

865-594-6924
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
Loading...
 
 
 
Evaluation Criteria
Event Calendar
Companies Recruiting Veterans
Entrepreneurship Resources for Veterans