Updated July 2021
The phrase “Hire a veteran” has been a staple of the US economy for decades. Business leaders already realize that military veterans are hard workers, team players, ethical, driven, and technically skilled. What they DON’T realize there are 10 hidden reasons that make every veteran a great employee and future business leader.
Employers should always seek to hire the best employee. Hiring a military veteran ensures that an employer gets a great employee with many hidden skills sets that will benefit the organization for years to come.
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USAA understands and values Veteran and Military Spouse talents and has implemented
a new military skills translator, Vetlign, that will take information directly from job descriptions,
requirements, education, etc. and identifies USAA jobs applicants are fully qualified for,
in addition to jobs they are partially qualified that are currently posted. The platform updates
continuously and uses the candidate’s digital resume to provide enhanced awareness of new
job postings and potential career development opportunities at USAA. Learn more at usaajobs.com/military
About the Author: Chad Storlie is a Retired US Army Officer, the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and has published over 280 articles in over 170 publications on military veterans, career advancement, business, leadership, strategy, education, financial planning, and national security topics. Chad excels as an author, mentor, speaker, and teacher showing business leaders and military veterans how military skills make lives, careers, and businesses better. Chad is an adjunct Professor of Marketing at Creighton University. Chad has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Follow Chad @CombatToCorp and www.CombatToCorporate.com.
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