There have been myriad articles written about what veterans bring to the workforce, such as leadership experience, teamwork, mission focus, blah blah blah. While those topics are all important, they’re not exactly new. Not to put any of them down but if you are competing for a job with three other veterans and you all share the same aforementioned qualities, then how do you stick out?
Are you a creative thinker? Many people might say no off-hand, or agree with an unequivocal yes, but being able to think creatively isn’t all about having your head in the clouds. What creative thinking is really about is being able to think about real world situations and problems in unique ways – and if you can do this, a potential employer is sure to give you a second glance.