According to government statistics, approximately a quarter of a million servicemen and women leave the military annually; and many have skills working as medical professionals and in other roles. To effectively interview and hire vets, start by understanding military mannerisms. For example, these people may come across as stiff or rigid in interviews, when they are just following military protocol that requires them to respect superiors, speak when spoken to, and keep answers brief. Do what you can to help them relax, but don’t hold it against them if they continue to behave and talk formally. Once you hire vets, remember that they are used to highly structured jobs. They generally are goal-driven and need regular input from supervisors, so try to accommodate as possible and appropriate. Read the full article.