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ATD Publishes Special Magazine Supplement Focused on Helping Veterans Transition to Meaningful Work Outside of Military


Tue Sep 13 2016


In a supplement to its September issue of TD magazine, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) shares best practices from 16 organizations that are trailblazers in recruiting, developing, and supporting veterans and active duty military. ATD partnered with the Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) to recognize the work of leading organizations that are committed to utilizing the unique skill sets of veterans, helping them transition to meaningful work outside the military, and honoring and supporting active duty, National Guard, Reserves, and veterans.


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Trailblazing companies featured in this special publication include: ADP, EMCOR, EY, FedEx, Hilton Worldwide, IAP, Iron Sword Enterprises, Mercedes-Benz USA, Office Depot, PenFed Credit Union, 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Synchrony Financial, University of Phoenix, Wyndham Worldwide, and Xerox. The TD magazine supplement highlights the unique efforts each company is employing as a way of sharing best practices to recruit and develop veterans in the corporate arena.

“At TLDG, we honor veterans every day by teaching corporate executives the timeless military leadership principles that have helped build leaders of character for our nation for over two centuries,” said Dan Rice, President of TLDG. “We have a deep commitment to supporting veterans and we are honored to partner with ATD to share the best practices of organizations that are spearheading unique veterans’ initiatives.”

“Our community of talent development professionals is eager to find best practices and the organizations in this supplement provide great examples from which we can all learn,” said Tony Bingham, ATD President and CEO. “We are happy to publish this supplement in support of veterans and the organizations that support their career success.”

This TD magazine supplement is available at www.td.org/td.

About ATD


The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. Founded in 1943, ATD supports the work of talent development professionals in more than 120 countries in every industry sector. TD magazine is the association’s award-winning flagship publication. Learn more at www.td.org.

About TLDG

TLDG is a premier executive leader development institute in the United States. Founded in 2010, TLDG has trained more than 25,000 executives and leaders from more than 500 companies. Its mission is to help build leaders of character by offering leadership and ethics education grounded in the U.S. Army leadership philosophy of “Be, Know, Do” and the U.S. Military Academy values of “Duty, Honor, Country.” Learn more at www.thayerleaderdevelopment.com

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