Hiring Veterans: LINKCorps™
Citizens With Military Service Records Are Uniquely Qualified for Positions Hiring Veterans
We believe veterans deserve a little extra help. These are brave, dependable, strong individuals who are struggling to find a job after their service has ended. Although Veteran Affairs tries to help them transition, veterans still needed a platform – a liaison to make their search for employment seamless and efficient. That is how LINKCorps™ was born. As a division of LINK Staffing, LINKCorps™ has access to all of LINK’s resources, clients, and applicants. LINK’s partnerships and collaborations helps achieve our mission of connecting well-qualified veterans with companies who are looking for exemplary employees.
Hiring Veterans Provides Businesses With Many Staffing Benefits
Giving back is not the only reason why hiring veterans is good for business. There are numerous benefits to hiring veterans:
- Veterans are trainable
- Veterans have leadership skills
- Veterans excel at teamwork
- Veterans are hard workers
- Veterans have strong work ethic
- Veterans have a breadth of experience, from transportation and logistics to management and communications
- Veterans can handle pressure
- Veterans are dependable
Veterans have trained innumerous hours, and have served this country bravely and diligently. When they are ready to join the workforce, LINK is here to help with this transition.
If you are a veteran and looking for work, please register with LINKCorps™ today.
How Do You Define A Veteran, And Why Should You Hire Them?
Veterans are one of our nation’s most prized possessions. They have willingly served their country and were prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice for their fellow countrymen.
- The term Veteran means “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.”
- The unemployment rate of post-9/11 veterans (Gulf War-era II veterans) is 6.2%.
- Veterans make up 12% of the adult homeless population.
- 70% of homeless veterans suffer from substance abuse, while 50% experience mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which makes it harder to maintain relationships and hold down a job. Source.
- There are 21.8 million veterans of the U.S. armed forces as of 2014, according the Census Bureau. That is almost 7% of the US population [6.8% specifically]. Source.