Soldiers of the 372nd Engineer Brigade stand in formation during the signing of a Hero to Hire statement of support for a veterans hiring initiative at Historic Fort Snelling, July 26, 2013.

US employers see vets as lacking emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, according to a major study

New research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business published in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Process indicates that although veteran job candidates are widely seen as possessing a "calm under pressure and having a get-it-done kind of attitude," they lack "creativity, interpersonal skills and emotional capacity"