Will your business be hiring in 2017? Have you considered the benefits of hiring Veterans? Did you know there are grant programs in Florida for qualifying companies who recruit and train veterans?
According to research conducted by Veterans Florida, a non-profit corporation created by the State of Florida to help veterans fully transition to civilian life in the Sunshine State, HR professionals report veterans rate significantly higher for productivity, reduced turnover and reduced training needs as compared to their civilian peers. Research further shows that businesses think military veterans:
Have leadership skills
Are team players
Pay attention to detail
Manage time well
Go beyond job requirements
Work well without close supervision
Have higher potential than non-veterans to perform and grow
Possess analytical skills
Businesses that leverage the veteran talent in Florida gain access to workers who are disciplined, have excellent work ethic and are highly trainable. Combine these attributes with training grants worth up to $8000 per veteran hired and any businesses will find themselves on the road to a more productive workforce.
To learn more about the Veterans Florida Business Training Grant Program click here to download the program PDF.