Hire a Vet
Become a Certified Veteran-Friendly Employer
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency will assist employers as they develop and improve their efforts to recruit and retain high-quality veteran candidates. Employers who meet the criteria will be publicly recognized and allowed to use the Gold, Silver or Bronze Michigan Veteran-Friendly Employer logo to market themselves to potential veteran applicants.
DTE Energy, GM, MDOT, Quicken Loans, Roush, Whirlpool
Consumers Energy, FCA, Kellogg's, MSP, Verizon, and more.
Beaumont Health, Herman Miller, Peckham Inc., Perrigo, and more.
47% OF EMPLOYERS HAVE HIRED A
VETERAN IN THE LAST YEAR.
Certified veteran-friendly employers jobs posted on Pure Michigan Talent Connect now features a FLAG ICON to let veterans know you value Hiring them.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you employ veterans, you are employing a unique pool of employees who have demonstrated integrity, a commitment to excellence, a desire to do the best job possible and give you a clear edge on the competition. Veterans typically possess a level of training, maturity and discipline rare in the civilian workforce. Find out more about the great qualities and benefits that veterans can bring to your organization.
If you are looking to hire a veteran please contact a Business Solutions Representative at your local Michigan Works! Service Center. They offer a wide variety of tools and services to aid employers. Please visit www.michiganworks.org or call 1-800-285-WORKS (9675) to be automatically routed to the location nearest you.
Pure Michigan Talent Connect→
Here’s your direct line to some of the best talent in the world. Search our extensive database of job seekers and find employees with the right skills and qualifications, view upcoming career fairs, tap into special services and more. Veterans may elect to make their Veteran status visible to employer searches. Veterans will be identifiable with a flag icon next to their names.
Michigan State Approving Agency (SAA)→
Our programming can help employers find Veteran employee talent by gaining SAA approval (Apprenticeship/OJT).
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment. More information for employers is available from the State of Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency – WOTC Unit.
Job Fairs and Career Resources Fairs
Are you seeking to fill positions and considering the many benefits of hiring a veteran? Employers that conduct job fairs or participate in them can connect with skilled and talented veteran candidates. If you're interested in advertising a job fair, please visit our Job Fairs page, or contact a Business Solutions Representative at your local Michigan Works! Service Center. Please visit www.michiganworks.org or call 1-800-285-WORKS (9675) to be automatically routed to the location nearest you.