Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource
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1/2-day morning workshop provides information about hiring veterans and opportunities to assist veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/1/2019
When: Friday, February 1
8:30-11:45 am (check-in starts at 8:00 am)
Where: Meetings On Pointe Training Center
2190 North Loop West, Suite 311
Houston, Texas  77018
United States

Online registration is available until: 1/30/2019
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Pre-registration and pre-payment is required; space is limited.
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Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource*

Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource*

Presented by John Boerstler, NextOp

Dive deeper into military skills and resume translation techniques with NextOp staff members and expert HR Managers in our special learning session!  Leading Houston organizations will have their experts present to help instruct on skills and resume translation.

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Translating Military Skills & Experience into Civilian Careers

  • Learn how to crosswalk military skills and experience into civilian career roles within your organization in order to more effectively recruit high-performing military talent
  • Hear from experts on how to take advantage of attending a military job fair or recruiting event
  • Build a military affinity group within your company to recognize, retain and recruit more veteran employees

Attracting Military Talent in Innovative Ways

  • Get the best kept secret in military training and recruiting - VA OJT and Apprenticeship programs
  • Learn more about how to file federal tax incentives to hire veterans to save your company serious $$$
  • Tips on how to market to military using veteran service organizations and social media tools
Credit Hours

*The workshop offers 3 PDCs for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and 3 hours of HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.


JOHN BOERSTLER, Executive Director, NextOp (Marine Veteran) was born in Houston, Texas, into a family with a strong history of military service. In 1999, John enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he earned the rank of Sergeant. During his time serving our country, John’s overseas assignments took him to Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Djibouti, and Kenya.  In 2009 John helped found the Lone Star Veterans Association (LSVA) in order to help make Houston and Texas the best place for Post 9/11 veterans and their families. LSVA has become the largest network of Post 9/11 veterans in the State of Texas and provides free, innovative services to this generation of service members and families.  

Payment & Terms
  • HR Houston Member  $35.00
  • HR Houston NonMember  $45.00


Cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the workshop.  Individuals who register and neither cancel nor attend are not eligible for refund or rescheduling.  Substitutions may be made at any time; however, substitutions may incur an additional fee due to differences in the member type, e.g., substituting a non-member for a member registration. If you have any questions about this course, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.


Map & Driving Directions

Make Your Commute Easier: 2190 North Loop West is NOT located on the feeder for the North Loop. You must turn onto East TC Jester and travel North approximately 2 blocks to "Entrance 5" of the office park named "The Preserve". Turn Right at Entrance 5 and look for the garage marked Building 2190 for parking. For additional information to help you avoid rush hour and/or construction back-ups, see our Optional Area Routes Guide (PDF).

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240