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A Safe Place to Land: The Value of a Veteran Resource Group

Upon separating from the Air Force, one sergeant recalled, “My favorite part of serving in the military was the sense of esprit de corps and family. We all looked after each other in good times and bad.” Another 17-year Air Force veteran said the best part of her military service was the...

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Leadership and Good Communication Skills Closely Linked, and Veterans Excel at Both

In a recent article in Forbes, titled “8 Secrets of Great Communicators,” writer Travis Bradberry wrote: “Communication is the real work of leadership; you simply can’t become a great leader until you are a great communicator.” Effective HR managers understand that hiring veterans brings both of...

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Considering Employing a Veteran? Perform Your Due Diligence to Separate Fact from Fiction

Myths. Assumptions. Misconceptions. Perceptions. We all have them. We all make them. Because someone belongs to a certain group, we often attribute certain characteristics to them, be they positive or negative.

And so it goes with veteran job seekers. When it comes to civilian employment for...

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By the Numbers: Who Are Military Spouses?

Released in July 2016, a new report developed by the Institute of Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University examines data from a series of studies on military spouse employment. It espouses ten military spouse employee characteristics that serve as the basis of a business case for...

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