Veterans Bring Valuable Skills to the Workplace

women vets“There’s a tremendous upside for hiring a vet. From a business case, it’s there. It’s there because of the discipline they have, the life experiences, the cultural exposure, the team mentality, the mission before self, their loyalty to an organization, their adaptability. They care about each other and care about people!” says Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (Ret.) Former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The transition from a military career to a civilian career can be challenging. Unfortunately, unemployment for military members who have served our country since 9/11 remains high. There are, however, many employers that recognize the unique and invaluable skills of military members and are making special efforts to recruit and develop veterans as well as support their families.

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Workflex and Managers Guide: Setting You and Your Team Up for Success

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Tips and practical advice about managing performance and flexibility. Click here to download the Guide.

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FWI extends our condolences to the family of J. Randall MacDonald. A colleague and friend, Randy’s visionary leadership and extraordinary contributions to the practice of HR and to the work life movement impacted countless numbers throughout his career. He received FWI’s Work Life Leadership Award in 2005.

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