Thursday, 8th March 2012
The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: Beyond the Cliches
Source: Syracuse University Institute for Veterans and Military Families
From the press release:
Today, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University issued an employment brief titled "The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: Beyond the Clichés." The publication draws from academic literature to suggest a robust, specific and compelling business case for hiring individuals with military background and experience.
The brief issued by the IVMF details the results of a comprehensive review of academic literature from the fields of business, psychology, sociology and organizational behavior positioned to illustrate the foundational elements around which employers can formulate a research-informed logic for recruiting and developing military veterans in the civilian workforce.
+ Link to full report (PDF; 420 KB)
By Peggy Garvin
Peggy Garvin, of Garvin Information Consulting, is the author of United States Government Internet Directory (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills, 2009 (TheCapitol.Net). In her 20 years in the information business, Peggy has managed electronic information products and services in a variety of environments, including commercial publishing, e-commerce, law firms, and the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. Peggy's work has been recognized with the 2011 SLA Dow Jones Leadership Award. She has a Masters of Library Science degree from Syracuse University School of Information Studies.
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