Employers Are Hiring More Veterans

*Veteran’s Day is Saturday, November 11th and 2 out of 5 employers are actively hiring United States Veterans which is 37% more than last year.

So, if you’re an ex-military man or woman you could find that you have more job offers this year!

*48% of employers actually pay more attention to applications submitted by U.S. Vets too!

*68% of employers say if they have two equally qualified applicants for a position and one is a Veteran, they are more likely to hire the vet.

*Even with this new information 41% of Veterans still feel underpaid.

So, if you were a member of the armed forces and are applying for new jobs make sure you highlight some skills and accomplishments that employers are looking for.

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Disciplined
  • Respect & Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Able to work under pressure

Some industries that are hiring veterans:

  • Customer Service
  • Information Technology
  • Production
  • Sales
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Distribution/Logistics
  • Human Resources

*Careerbuilder partnered with RallyPoint, a military network that helps service members lead more successful lives. To learn more about professional or personal military perspectives visit http://www.RallyPoint.com and remember to thank a Veteran not only this Saturday, but whenever you get the chance, for their hard work and dedication to our nation.

*Careerbuilder.com – More employers are actively recruiting veterans, but what are they looking for? – Rachel Nauen – 11-8-2017 – https://www.careerbuilder.com/advice/more-employers-are-actively-recruiting-veterans-but-what-are-they-looking-for