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But nearly a third of veterans in a CareerBuilder survey, say they are underemployed, up 23% from last year.
Still, 38% of employers surveyed say they are stepping up their efforts to recruit vets. That's up 5% from a year ago.
What professions are hiring vets the most?
--Customer service (38% of employers cited)
--Distribution and logistics (22%)
--Human resources (19%)
If you are a vet interviewing for jobs...
Be yourself. Eighty percent of vets say this on their resumes, but 58% think this is not a plus. Emphasize the qualities above.
Despite some skepticism on the past of vets, nearly half of employers say given two equally qualified applicants, they would hire the vet.