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Why Veterans?

 

Veterans are trained in more than 100 occupational specialties across the spectrum and possess the leadership qualities, soft skills and loyalty employers desire. Veterans Florida provides tremendous opportunity for Florida’s private-sector businesses to recruit these trained professionals.

Research conducted by Veterans Florida shows significant percentages of hiring agents tell us, compared to civilian peers, veterans:


Research further shows, businesses attribute military veterans with the following traits:

Leadership
timeliness
able to work in teams
attention to detail
time management
go beyond job requirements
quick learners
work without close supervision
have higher potential
analytical skills

 

 

Why Veterans Florida?

 

 

Veterans Florida is backed by the State of Florida. Our board is appointed by the Governor, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and the President of the Florida Senate. Additionally, our staff has veterans with experience in state veterans’ programs, economic development, and workforce development.

Our unique programs assist Florida businesses recruit, train, and hire veterans to meet workforce needs.

Veterans Florida administers a training grant program to assist businesses seeking to hire veterans who need custom workforce-skills. Up to $8,000 per veteran trained may be reimbursed to a business.
 

Business Training Grant Program

 

 

 

 

Your Bottom Line

 

 

Businesses that leverage the immense veteran talent in Florida gain access to workers who are disciplined, have a strong work ethic, and highly trained and trainable. Combine those attributes with a training grant worth up to $8,000 per veteran hired, and smart business owners know the secret to a productive, competitive workforce is hiring veterans.