Hire Veterans

More than 130,000 Idahoans are veterans of the Armed Forces, 10 percent of the adult population and one of the highest percentages in the country. We are grateful for our veterans and want to ensure they receive all the employment and training services they deserve.

Veterans Preference is required by law


What employers should know


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HIRE Vets Medallion Program


The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) Vets Medallion Award recognizes employers for their investments in recruiting, employing and retaining our nation’s veterans. Each year, the Department of Labor accepts applications for the award between January and April and awardees are selected around Veterans Day.

View the award criteria, find answers to frequently asked questions, and apply today at HireVets.gov.