Veterans Are Being Told: ‘We Don’t Hire Your Kind’
While the general public is being informed that Company X will commit to hiring some random number of veterans, veterans are facing a sobering reality and are being told by hiring managers that we aren’t a right fit, or in Melissa’s case, “We don’t hire your kind”.
I think what Melissa W. illustrates is not just her own plight, but all of our doubts on how the civilian world treats veterans when on the job hunt.
Yes, we understand that you’re grateful for our service, but at the end of the day, we need work too. Show us that you appreciate our service, don’t just tell us.