|Tucker at HVAF’s Job Fair|
“I’m just putting feelers out to see about getting back into the job market and wanted to get a sense of what it’s going to be like,” says Tucker M., US Army veteran and HVAF client.
Veterans, according to business leaders interviewed for the report, offer versatility: They’re accustomed to uniform policies and structure, but can adapt to dynamic workplace situations. Vets tend to boast leadership and teamwork skills that outpace those of their civilian counterparts, and they’re often more loyal as well. “Veterans are committed to the organizations they work for,” the report notes, “which can translate into longer tenure.”