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Why you should hire veterans

Tribune News Service Logo Tribune News Service | Slide 1 of 10: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 370,000 unemployed veterans in 2017. And according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, these women and men who dedicated their lives to serving our country came home with valuable skills and experiences that "can translate to their participation in the workforce," making them assets on the job. Keep reading to find out more about the important skills veterans bring to the table.

Why you should hire a veteran

Editor's note: This Veterans Day, MSN is connecting servicemembers & spouses to meaningful career opportunities. If you are part of the military community or would like to support those who are, look for the Action Buttons in this slideshow to find out what you can do.

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 370,000 unemployed veterans in 2017. And according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, these women and men who dedicated their lives to serving our country came home with valuable skills and experiences that "can translate to their participation in the workforce," making them assets on the job. Keep reading to find out more about the important skills veterans bring to the table.

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