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Why does no one want to hire recently separated military veterans?

Why is it so hard for relatively recently separted military veterans such as myself to get decent paying jobs for? I believe that my biggest impediment thus far is lacking at least a four year B.A. or B.S. degree. With that being said, I am seriously considering leaving my time spent in the Marine Corps OFF my resume so that I do not become negatively stereotyped by potential employers.

Asked By: The Mysterious One - 3/6/2011
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I don't know why for sure, but unemployment is higher for recently separated military veterans, despite the fact that they are more likely to have a 2 or 4 year degree... More
Answered By: A - 3/6/2011
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People can do a better job at the task then you can.
Answered By: You are Terminated - 3/6/2011
 
The military can have employment set up for you when you leave. I'd recommend calling your ACAP advisor. They can help finding you employment and writing a resume. Wouldn't hurt to start taking college if you have the time either.
Answered By: Duckdown - 3/6/2011
 
it is possible that some employers do have a negative stereotype towards army vets, but that might not be the whole reason. there are not a lot of jobs about at all at the moment, and depending on the type of job (physical/desk) I would judge weather or not to mention it... More
Answered By: josh hannely - 3/6/2011
 
Whatever you do, make sure you take complete advantage of the education your service has afforded you.. No work may be a blessing if you decide to enroll in college and get a formal education. If you fail to do so now, you may regret it in later years... More
Answered By: Big Dan - 3/6/2011
 
Because veterans often ignorantly believe that military experience alone guarantees them a job in the civilian sector. It's the 21st century now - if you don't have at least a Bachelors degree then you won't be getting any job. I am incessantly told by veterans (who figured this out the hard way) to start pursuing my... More
Answered By: Invicta - 3/6/2011
 
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