An Innovative Approach to Workforce Development: Increasing Employment Trends within the U.S. Army Reserve

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will share innovative approaches to workforce development which will allow organizations to address the challenge of retaining and attracting a skilled labor force during challenging economic times.
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Track: Talent Management

The Census has found that over 1.2 million people employed in the United States are from the Armed Forces. The U.S. Army Reserve’s Employer Partnership Office (EPO) links Army Reserve Soldiers with business for future employment opportunities within the business sector. This session demonstrates the positive return on investment for Army Reserve personnel vis-á-vis cost-sharing and improving the predictability of deployment.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Brigadier General Tim Williams

Brigadier General Tim
Brig. Gen. Tim Williams is currently the Deputy Commanding General of the Army Reserve 80th Training Command. Prior to this position, he worked as the Brigade Commander in Atlanta, GA of the Human Resources Training Brigade. In this leadership role, he provided human resources training and education to thousands of junior and senior non-commissioned officers.

In his civilian career, he holds a senior management position at the Georgia Department of Correction as the Director of the Operations, where he handles all aspects of operations, planning and training.

Brig. Gen. Williams holds an MBA from Mercer University and a Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business & Administration from the University of Alabama.
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