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Firms Press to Hire Young Veterans
10/27/2012

The unemployment rate among younger U.S. military veterans, long a source of worry, is declining as companies step up efforts to hire them, reports a recent article in the Wall Street Journal.

Even so, many veterans are still struggling to explain the skills they learned in the military in ways that are relevant for employers, and the unemployment rate for younger veterans remains well above the national rate for nonveterans.


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