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NOTE: As veterans who made the transition to civilian professional work and ultimately owned small enterprises, and as counselors who support veterans in becoming business owners we can assure you there are important types of professional roles to consider when hiring and managing military veterans.
The following article reinforces the above perspective and offers some up-to-date experience and results of current veterans employment practices, issues and programs. We must manage these matters very carefully to cultivate a deserving and valuable resource in our returning veterans:
“Veterans’ post-service employment problems may have as much to do with their own unrealistic civilian job expectations as their new employers’ unfamiliarity with the military, according to new research released Tuesday.
The study, conducted by Volunteers of America and the University of Southern California’s School of Social Work, also found veterans’ “continuation of military identity” as…
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