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What qualities make military spouses exceptional employees?


12 Ways Veterans Excel on the Job

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  • 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.

Recruiting Military Spouses

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  • Their skills may have been learned in unconventional ways, but they are no less effective.
  • Meet military spouses through networking events and tap into an important resource.
  • Learn how Military Spouse Employment Partnership's 200-plus members have hired more than 50,000 military spouses.

Retaining Military Spouses

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  • Companies are helping military spouses’ careers stay on track.
  • State-by-state professional licensing issues are being addressed.
  • Efforts to retain military spouse employees are resulting in real benefits.

Military Spouses—a “Hidden” Pool of Qualified Talent

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  • 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.