Leaders: Let's Help the 1 Million Vets Coming Home Get a Job
As the United States continues to draw down forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, the White House estimates that over one million veterans with great leadership skills will return to the civilian workforce over the next five years.
In addition to high unemployment rates, veterans are encountering tough resistance in the job market.
Lack of civilian certifications and consistent hiring bias are just a few of the challenges they face.
Veterans Make Excellent Employees
- Veterans show up
- Veterans are punctual
- Veterans follow direction
- Veterans get the job done
- Veterans are ready to work
Most importantly they have a sense of loyality and honor - the kind of people you want on your team!
In this brief video, author and consultant, Kirk Hallowell explains the challenges that veterans are consistently facing in their return to the civilian job market.
This video also introduces an innovative, inexpensive program designed to help veterans understand how corporations source employees and specific ways to access “hidden” job opportunities.
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