Summit stressed veterans’ value

More and more businesses are seeing the benefits of hiring veterans. Presenters at last week's Operation Palmetto Employment Summit talked about how veterans already have developed teamwork skills, they are mission focused and dedicated.

Of the more than 201,000 veterans in South Carolina's labor force, 10,000 are unemployed but seeking gainful employment.

Learn more about hiring a veteran and the benefits to your company, including eligibility for a Workforce Opportunity Tax Credit, but clicking the button below. Watch a video about why Bridgestone/Firestone, in Graniteville, hires veterans.