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Attracting, On-boarding & Retaining Veteran Talent: HR Education Session

April 11, 2019: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether you are a business in need of employees or a
college/university in need of students, you are going to want to attend this training!

Hosted by the Center for Economic Growth’s Veteran Connect Center
Thursday, April 11 | 8:00am – 12:00pm | Desmond Hotel, Albany NY
This training has been approved for 2 SHRM credits


**Limited seating**
Contact Karen Wolff with any questions.


Why Attend?

  • Meet the head of the program that oversees Army soldiers transitioning from military to civilian life for all of Europe and the Northeast U.S.
  • Have your difficult employment questions answered by an employment attorney
  • Get a full tour of the JobPath software by the creator – and find out how you can have immediate access to over 100,000 resumes of transitioning military and their spouses
  • Find out how to understand a Military resume and what their experience means in the civilian world
  • …and more!


8:00am – 8:30am – Breakfast & Networking outside Town Hall
8:30am – 12:00pm – Program in Town Hall


8:30am – 9:00am            History & Mission of Veteran Connect Center
Karen S. Wolff, SHRM-CP, PHR; Investor Relations & Talent Attraction Director at CEG
9:00am – 9:05am           Moderator
Michael D. Billok, Esq, Veteran US Naval Academy graduate & Employment Attorney, Bond Schoeneck and King | BIO
9:05am – 9:45am            Soldier for Life Overview (transitioning from military to civilian life)
Lieutenant Colonel Keith W. Wilson, Director of Army Soldier for Life Program in Northeast US and Europe.  | BIO
9:45am  – 10:15am         Job Path Demonstration (your connection to Veteran candidates – complimentary for CEG investors)
Jack Fanous, CEO & Co-founder of Job Path/CEO & Co-founder of GI Go Fund | BIO
Nathan McCormick, Former Army Captain, Operations & Supply Chain Executive, Member of the VCC Strategic Committee and Chair of the VCC software/website workgroup | BIO
10:15am – 10:30am        Break
10:30am – 11:15am        Featured Speaker
Justin Constantine, Retired Lieutenant Colonel Marines, Author of “From We Will to At Will”  | BIO

11:15am -11:45am          Full Panel Q & A
Moderator: Karen S Wolff, SHRM-CP, PHR
Panel: Michael Billok, Esq.; LTC Keith Wilson, Jack Fanous, Nathan McCormick & Justin Constantine

About Justin Constantine:

Justin Constantine served in the Marine Corps for sixteen years, both on active duty and as a Reservist, and retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel.  He suffered a gunshot wound to the head while in Iraq, and survived thanks to the Navy Corpsman and other Marines with him that day.

Despite his injury, Justin continued to practice law at the Department of Justice and with a counter-terrorism unit at the FBI, and in 2014 graduated with honors from Georgetown University with an advanced law degree in National Security Studies. In 2015, Justin wrote, My Battlefield, Your Office: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines, taking celebrated leadership practices from the Marine Corps and applying them to the private sector.  

Justin is a Presidential Leadership Scholar, was named a Champion of Change by President Obama, and was also one of the wounded warriors painted by President Bush in his book, Portraits of Courage.  Justin’s latest book, From “We Will” to “At Will”, was recently published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Justin is now the Chief Business Development Officer at JobPath, the most robust and fastest growing veteran employment platform in the country.


Cost to attend: $65/person

Includes hot breakfast & program; SHRM Certified Event; 2 credits

Event Sponsored by:                             YourJobPath Host:

About the Veteran Connect Center (VCC)

The Center for Economic Growth’s Veteran Connect Center (VCC) serves those who have served us by connecting Veterans and their families to career, educational, and community resources. The Center provides programming and information to businesses and institutions in New York’s Capital Region interested in hiring, educating and supporting our Veterans. The VCC is another benefit available for CEG investors; there is no cost to take advantage of the resources offered.

Special thanks to our early funding supporters!





April 11, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211 United States
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