Toolkit for Managers and HR Professionals

The information and links on this page assist hiring managers and human resource professionals to understand special hiring authorities, becoming aware of veteran employment programs, answering veteran hiring/employment questions and developing a network of veteran employment partners. Hiring managers and HR professionals can use these resources to identify and non-competitively hire qualified veterans.

General Information

Hiring Toolkits

  • America's Heroes at Work is the Department of Labor's toolkit for managers both within the private and public sectors. This toolkit is extensive and it covers the entire process of veteran employment. The information is also helpful in the employment of veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Veterans Hiring Toolkit is the Department of Veterans Affair's toolkit for employers, managers, supervisors, human resource professionals, and employee assistance program (EAP) providers. In this toolkit, you'll have access to resources and learn how to support employees who are Veterans or members of the Reserve or National Guard in the workplace.

Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) Annual Reporting

Each year, Federal Executive Branch departments and independent agencies are required to submit a report to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management on their DVAAP Accomplishments and certify that a DVAAP Plan is in place for the following fiscal year. Specific DVAAP references are in 38 USC 4214 and reporting requirements are outlined in 5 CFR Part 720 Subpart C.

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