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Course Title: Veteran Employment Training

Course Description: This course is intended for agency officials responsible for recruitment and staffing within the Federal government. It will familiarize participants with the Veteran Employment Initiative and how it is beneficial to all parties involved: the HR Professional, the agency, and Veterans seeking Federal employment. This course also explains how certain special appointing authorities can be used to increase the number of Veterans in the workplace and to expedite the hiring process. A glossary, list of resources, and a course navigation help page are provided. The course meets the mandatory training requirements for Human Resource Practitioners and Hiring Managers in accordance with Executive Order 13518.

NOTE: This course replaces the two courses, Veteran Employment Training for Federal Human Resource Professionals and Veteran Employment Training for Federal Hiring Managers, which are no longer available on HRU.

Location: Online

Schedule: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Estimated Time to Complete Course: 30-45 minutes

Agency/Vendor Sponsor: Office of Personnel Management

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Course Content Contact: OPM Veterans Services,, 202-606-7304

Cost: Free

Method: Online (hosted on HRU)

HR Technical Competencies: Staffing

General Competencies: Technical Competence; Workforce Planning

Leadership Competencies: Leveraging Diversity; Human Capital Management

Roles:  Technical Specialist Technical Specialist

Proficiency Level: Basic

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