We Want You! … to Hire a Veteran

We Want You! … to Hire a Veteran

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In honor of Veterans Day, we’ve put together a roundup of five PROMonthly.com articles advocating for hiring veterans in portable sanitation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in April 2020, veteran unemployment rose to 6.5%. Gulf War-era II — the largest veteran share of the workforce — veteran unemployment peaked at 7.3%. With a rising skilled labor shortage, don’t be quick to dismiss this pool of potential employees. Instead consider adding a skilled service member to your team.

Enjoy the read, and to the veteran PROs and service technicians reading this, thank you for your service!

1. Why Your Next Hire Should Be a Veteran

Adding veterans to your workforce helps them readjust to civilian life and can also really benefit your business.

2. If Your Hiring Pool Has Grown Stale Consider Recruiting Military Veterans

Here are some tips on how to target your hiring practices at a demographic with characteristics that may fit perfectly with your company.

3. 7 Great Reasons to Hire a Veteran

Former military personnel strive for leadership, make great team members, and bring many skills that could help build a wastewater business.

4. Thank a Veteran, and Employ One if You Can

What's your connection to Veterans Day?

5. How To Combat the Skilled Talent Shortage

We’re at the start of a new talent war. Ask any employer who is trying to recruit for any skilled trade and you will quickly discover that this is becoming their biggest challenge in growing and expanding their business. 


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