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Mission for Veterans: Retain That Job

For former members of the military, getting their first civilian job is only part of the mission. Retaining that position is a challenge.

For former members of the military, getting their first civilian job is only part of the mission. Retaining that position is a challenge.
Veterans stress the importance for military talent to find positions in the private sector that match their skills and experience
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For former members of the military, getting their first civilian job is only part of the mission. Retaining that position is a challenge. Studies have found that less than half of respondents remained in their first civilian job for a full year.

Veterans say the biggest obstacle to gaining employment is finding opportunities that match past military training and experience. Many companies like Comcast NBCUniversal and Amazon are working to change both the perceptions and realities.

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