It’s finally the month of May. April’s showers are bringing May’s flowers as we start seeing nicer weather. But did you know May is also National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM)? In 1999, Congress designated the Month of May as NMAM, thanks to the late Senator John McCain.
According to the Department of Labor, there are a total of 19.4 million veterans in the U.S. And nearly half of all veterans (9.7 million) are in the workforce. In other words, there are millions of fantastic candidates in today’s workforce that have skill sets, experiences, and mindsets that no other candidates possess.
Here are three reasons why U.S. veterans make amazing candidates in today’s job market.