Memorial Day is a great time to think about our veterans and what we can do to show our thanks for all that they’ve done for our country. One way to show your thanks: hire a veteran. All too often, our men and women returning from active duty come home to a weak economy and limited job prospects. But, as an employer, you have the unique ability to help ease their transition to civilian life – by giving them a job and a chance.
Hiring a veteran can be good for the veteran, the community and your business. The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 provides work opportunity tax credits to businesses that hire certain veterans. (more…)