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Quality Career Opportunities for Veterans

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2021 5:26:35 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in careers, military, career opportunities

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Veterans are some of the most dedicated, disciplined, hardworking members of our society. Yet, many veterans struggle when it comes to assimilating to civilian life. One of their greatest worries is being able to find a well-paying, stable career where their unique and valuable experience, skills, and talents can not only be used, but honored and celebrated.

It’s no wonder so many veterans have found great success when transitioning to a career in the building trades. The skills that military service members and veterans are known and revered for, such as their problem-solving ability, strong work ethic, leadership, self-confidence, and handiness, are the same skills and attributes that make a truly great tradesperson. It’s a natural match. Also, the trades offer great pay, work-life balance, job security and stability, and have some of the highest satisfaction rates.

What’s more, the building trades also have a reverence for veterans that few other industries have. For decades, the building trades have been committed to providing quality career opportunities for veterans and helping them successfully transition back into civilian life. There are many initiatives across and between trade groups that help to ease the transition by providing ways for active military to get started in their new career, even before they’ve officially left the military. Examples of popular programs include:

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Veterans Find Golden Opportunity in the Building Trades

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2017 7:20:00 PM / by Construct Your Future posted in Helmets to Hardhats, military

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Discipline, hard work, commitment; these are just some of the attributes that military veterans have that transfer perfectly to careers in the skilled trades. 

Military members and veterans are the perfect candidates for careers in the skilled trades, they are punctual, disciplined, and task oriented. They know how to work with others to get things done and finish large projects that often last a long time. 

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