While you may not think that the lessons taught in boot camp are applicable in the civilian world, think again. When you transition, even the simplest lessons from your training will provide an edge over civilian job seekers.

Many corporate employers find veterans to be attractive candidates in the hiring process because of the characteristics they developed in training.

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As a veteran, you are held to standards of timeliness, teamwork, and responsibility. These traits are highly sought after by employers in the civilian world, and veterans have the advantages in all those areas.

Watch Hirepurpose Career Coach Will Leineweber explain why military personnel make great employees.