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Grantham University Holds Employer Veteran Recruitment Workshop at NACE

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/13 -- Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adult students around the world, is slated to lead a veteran recruitment workshop for employers at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Conference. The workshop will be held at 10 a.m. on June 6, in Orlando, Fla.

The workshop, "Solutions to the Success Barriers of Your Veteran Recruitment Program," will be led by Shanna Fowler Lambing, Career Services Manager, and Heidi Feiden, Education Outreach Program Manager at Grantham University. The workshop will feature solutions to the five most common barriers of successful veteran recruitment and retention encountered by employers.

Fowler Lambing and Feiden will also outline the steps to create a veteran recruitment and retention strategy, while providing recruitment strategy and program templates. The workshop will include a look at veteran-friendly job postings, their common traits, and ways to gain organizational buy-in for a veteran recruiting effort.

"Grantham University has met the educational needs of service members, veterans and military families for more than six decades," says Fowler Lambing. "Over the years we have worked with employers and hiring managers to develop successful veteran recruitment and retention strategies designed to attract this unique population and pave the way for their successful transition into the civilian workforce. We are honored to share some of these practices with our colleagues at NACE."

Named a top-performing school in the annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities for the sixth consecutive year, Grantham University is frequently recognized by veterans' organizations for its military and veteran scholarship programs, student support services, and military culture. For more information about Grantham University, visit: www.grantham.edu or call 1-800-955-2527.

About Grantham University:
Established in 1951, Grantham University specializes in accredited online degree programs. Grantham's online undergraduate and graduate degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Allied Health, Information Technology, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Human Resource Management and Business Intelligence. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.

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