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Veteran’s Day is the perfect time not only to honor our service members, but also to recognize the valuable set of traits that veterans bring to the professional world. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outlines several coveted characteristics common among military veterans, including follow through, discipline, and work ethic. also lists 10 reasons to hire vets:

  1. Accelerated learning curve
  2. Leadership
  3. Teamwork
  4. Diversity and inclusion in action
  5. Efficient performance under pressure
  6. Respect for procedures
  7. Technology and globalization
  8. Integrity
  9. Conscious of health and safety standards
  10. Triumph over adversity

It’s no coincidence that veterans are known for these traits. In fact, it’s VERY intentional. Military culture is undeniably powerful. From recruitment to onboarding to training and development, the military executes its HR processes with purpose and precision.

That’s why when you hire someone with a military background, you have a good idea of what you’re getting. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could make other hires with the same level of confidence?

You can, using predictive analytics. When you shoot from the hip in hiring, you might get lucky every now and then, but high-performance cultures don’t happen that way.

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