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What You Think About Veterans May Be Wrong

reading time 8 min

  • The vast majority of veterans have no health issues—and that includes post-traumatic stress.
  • Most Guard and Reserve activity is scheduled and predictable.
  • Don’t underestimate military spouses—they’re experienced and educated.

Learn to Speak “Military”

reading time 6 min

  • Military branches: what they’re called and what their ranks mean.
  • Get familiar with the acronyms you’ll see on veterans’ resumes.
  • Of the 2.2 million men and women serving, about 830,000 are in the Guard and Reserve.

12 Ways Veterans Excel on the Job

reading time 5 min

  • With drive, efficiency, skills, training and strong leadership ability, veterans rise to the top.
  • Hiring military spouses can connect you to a community filled with exceptional talent and experience.

Veterans Show Up Ready to Work

reading time 2 min

  • Veterans are highly trained by the military, and they are quick learners.
  • Veterans are not afraid of hard work. In fact, they seek it out.

Tax Benefits for Hiring Veterans

reading time 2 min

The situation regarding tax benefits for hiring veterans is in flux. It pays to stay informed.

Matching Military Experience with Civilian Jobs

reading time 6 min

  • Appreciating a veteran’s experience requires a familiarity with military jobs and terminology.
  • Understand certifications, licenses and military training.
  • Learn the best way to evaluate a veteran’s credentialing.

Help Your Workers Understand Veterans

reading time 3 min

  • Your entire workforce should understand the culture, values and structure of the military.
  • Establish compliance and awareness training.
  • Educate your employees on the facts about post-traumatic stress.

Military Spouses—a “Hidden” Pool of Qualified Talent

reading time 4 min

  • More than 85 percent of military spouses have taken college-level courses.
  • Military spouses often gain a great deal of experience through volunteer work.
  • There are valuable resources available for hiring military spouses.