Cover: Essential Skills Veterans Gain During Professional Military Training

Essential Skills Veterans Gain During Professional Military Training

A Resource for Leaders and Hiring Managers

Published Apr 29, 2016

by Chaitra M. Hardison, Michael G. Shanley

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Reference card that identifies many of the potential skills that transitioning service members and veterans have learned in formal, in-residence professional military training programs, created to help better evaluate résumés, conduct interviews, and make informed hiring decisions by increasing awareness of skills veterans have to offer. Derived from research found in What Veterans Bring to Civilian Workplaces by Chaitra M. Hardison, Michael G. Shanley, Anna Rosefsky Saavedra, James C. Crowley, Jonathan P. Wong, and Paul S. Steinberg. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2015.

This research was sponsored by the Transition to Veterans Program Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It was conducted within the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the RAND National Defense Research Institute, a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Unified Combatant Commands, the Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, the defense agencies, and the defense Intelligence Community.

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