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Veteran Employment By the Numbers: America’s Heroes At Work (Infographic)
Kim Lachance Shandrow | November 30, 2017

Brave members of the U.S. military answer the call to defend our country and its freedoms, traveling all over the world to serve our nation. However, upon returning home, many find it difficult to find and secure meaningful work in the civilian world. But the veteran employment tide is turning.

The business community is stepping up. And many of these heroes, who have sacrificed so much, are coming home to an increasing number of enriching job opportunities. In fact, today, veterans are now among the top three recruiting targets for U.S. companies.

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This turning point underscores the greater American business community’s growing commitment to helping those who valiantly served our country find jobs, easing the crucial transition from the battlefield to the civilian working world.

For a closer look at how the veteran employment landscape is changing, check out the informative infographic below.

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