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Fighting for Work Job-Seeking War Veterans Face Tough Transition

November 7, 2007
Related Topics: Discrimination and EEOC Compliance, Candidate Sourcing, Featured Article, HR & Business Administration
The transition to civilian life can be tougher than boot camp. GIs, reservists and National Guard members getting back to the daily grind bump up against common misperceptions from employers, who either discount these workers’ battlefield experience or expect them to ramp up as if they never left. Returning to the workplace can feel like landing on the moon as symptoms of post-traumatic stress can leave them feeling jumpy and unfocused for months.
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