After a collective push to hire more than a million U.S. military veterans in recent years, business is wrestling with a new challenge: holding on to them.
A 2016 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation survey of 1,000 veterans found 44% left their first post-military jobs within a year—a finding similar to that of a 2014 Syracuse University study involving more than 1,400 veterans. The result, company recruiters say, can mean delays before veterans find meaningful employment and high turnover costs for employers.
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