Sue Hoppin on hiring military spouses
Sue Hoppin founded the National Military Spouse Network. She is a nationally recognized expert on military spouse and family issues. Here she addresses how employers are reluctant to hire military spouses, thinking it won’t be long before they will have to move.
Sue works to bridge the cultural gap between government, private and public groups and military communities. She is an advocate, published author and consultant with more than 20 years of experience and expertise in military community programs. She was appointed by President Obama to the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy and founded the National Military Spouse Network.
Sue co-authored, “A Family’s Guide to the Military” for the popular Dummies series.
Organized by America’s Warrior Partnership, the Warrior Community Integration Symposium is an opportunity to share best practices, find innovative solutions, and form new collaborative partnerships to better help the veterans in their communities address the work challenges they sometimes encounter when making the transition to civilian life.
WorkingNation set up its cameras at the Symposium and interviewed the speakers and attendees about the important issue of helping veterans deal with workforce challenges. You can follow the conversation on our social media under the hashtag #WorkingNationOverheard.