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    Virginia Values Veterans Program with Mark Buehlman

    Date: August 19, 2021, 12:00pm
    Members: Free Guests: $10
    Event Type:
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    Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program with Mark Buehlman

    Join us to learn more about the Virginia Department of Veterans Services' V3 Program! The progam aims to educate and train companies on why it is a good business decision to recruit, hire, train, and retain Veterans and Military Spouses and assist committed companies meet their hiring goals. The Virginia Values Veterans Program is a free training and certification program to help employers implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly-skilled and dependable Veterans.

    Session learning objectives for members:

    • What is V3
    • How to become V3 certified
    • Benefits of V3 certification

    Speakers Bio:

    Mark Buehlman is a Retired Army Veteran and Program/Project Manager with over twenty-five years experience in active-duty military, contracting/corporate, higher education, and workforce development environments, at multiple organizational levels and in a variety of locations. During his active-duty career, he successfully provided leadership and management of technical, operational, and planning programs and teams, as well as diverse organizational staffs at a variety of levels and locations from small response teams, to strategic-level organizations, to the White House staff.

    After having a successful transition from active duty to the contracting/corporate environment, Mark was directly involved in Program and Project Management, Business Development and Marketing, as well as all phases of the Human Resources and Recruiting processes. He also founded and developed a Service-disabled, Veteran and Minority-owned, Small Consulting Business.

    Recently, Mark found himself on more of a service path, providing formal career services coaching and instruction as a facilitator for the Department of Labor’s Employment Workshop supporting Department of Defense Transition Assistance Programs and providing career services and employment assistance in both the higher education and workforce development fields. During that time period, and especially while working as a Career Developer and Military Services Representative at Opportunity Inc, he became passionate about helping Veterans.

    Mark has a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development, previously held a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, and is a Virginia Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP).

    He lives in Smithfield with his wife Vanessa and his son Spencer. They have been in Hampton Roads since 2007.

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    HR Virginia is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.