The Business Case for Hiring Veterans

Many employers see value in hiring veterans. However they often ask us at SaluteMyJob to help support their internal business case with research backed evidence. This research by Syracuse University in the US is just as applicable to veterans in the UK. The research points to 10 key abilities, attributes, characteristics of veterans that add value to commercial employers. The research shows that veterans: 

1. Are entrepreneurial
2. Assume high levels of trust
3. Are adept at skills transfer across contexts and tasks
4. Have (and leverage) advanced technical training
5. Are comfortable/ adept in discontinuous environments
6. Exhibit high levels of resiliency
7. Exhibit advanced team-building skills
8. Exhibit strong organisational commitment
9. Have (and leverage) cross-cultural experiences
10. Have experience/ skill in diverse work-settings