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Why Hire a Veteran
Accelerated Learning Curve
Vets have the proven ability to quickly learn new skills and concepts. They possess identifiable and transferable skills proven to achieve success.
Vets understand practical ways to manage and achieve goals in even the most trying circumstances. They are trained to lead by example as well as through direction, delegation, motivation, and inspiration.
Vets understand how genuine teamwork grows out of a responsibility to one’s colleagues and how diverse individuals or groups can best work together to achieve overarching objectives.
Diversity and Inclusion in Action
Vets have worked respectfully and cooperatively alongside others regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or mental and physical capabilities.
Efficient Performance Under Pressure
Vets have the capacity to know how to accomplish tasks on time and in spite of stress or adversity. They understand the importance of dedication and perseverance.
Respect for Procedures
Vets have gained a unique perspective on the value of accountability. They understand how policies and procedures yield stability, safety, and productivity.
Technology and Globalization
Vets are aware of international and technical trends pertinent to business. They bring the kind of global outlook and technological savvy necessary for success.
Vets know what it means to do an “honest day’s work.” This integrity translates into qualities of sincerity and trustworthiness.
Conscious of Health and Safety Standards
Vets are cognizant of the importance of health and safety standards. This conscientiousness translates into the protection of self, others, and property.
Triumph over Adversity
Vets are individuals who have triumphed over adversity. They have the proven ability to overcome challenges and obstacles through strength and determination.
There are specific tax credits available to employers that hire military veterans. The Returning Heroes Tax Credit for companies that hire unemployed veterans gives a maximum credit of $2,400 for every short-term unemployed hire and $4,800 for every long-term unemployed hire. The Wounded Warriors Tax Credit will increase the existing tax credit for companies that hire veterans with service-connected disabilities who have been unemployed long-term (maximum credit of $9,600 per veteran) and continue the existing credit for all other veterans with a service-connected disability (maximum credit of $4,800). For more information about the tax incentives, please click here.