Disney says it hopes a November 14 event inspires private-sector companies to hire people finishing up their military stints.
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The event is free, and is geared toward small- and mid-sized companies who want to build veteran-hiring programs. Speakers will include government officials from the U.S. Labor and Defense Departments, veterans, Disneyites, and non-profit veterans service organizations.
Disney set a March 2012 goal of hiring 1,000 veterans by 2015; it says that it beat that goal already and is aiming for another 1,000 more. (More on its veteran recruiting here.)
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