Do veterans get any preferential treatment?

Salesforce torbmain
May 21 8 Comments

I’ve heard companies sometimes get incentives for hiring veterans, no idea if this is true or not but it makes me wonder if veterans get preference in a tie breaker scenario, or maybe selected for interviews they’re only borderline qualified for?

Disclosure: I’m a veteran.


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TOP 8 Comments
  • Capital One c1Lambda
    Of all the minority groups to deserve preferential treatment, veterans deserve it the most.
    May 21 4
    • Salesforce torbmain
      Depends on the person. I worked with a lot of dirtbags while I served.
      May 21
    • Sizmek athV68
      Why is that Capital One ?
      May 21
    • Google wuEm63
      Because at least veterans did something to earn it.
      May 30
    • Sizmek athV68
      Did what ?
      Jun 3
  • Tableau The Plague
    They will get tax breaks. But I don't think it's that big of an incentive
    May 21 0
  • Lockheed Martin 😯iP
    I think it will depend on the company. Many do, Lockheed Martin is one of them.
    May 21 0
  • I think it's less of a formal thing. Generally we just have some skills and experiences that civilians don't.

    They also have skills that we don't so it's very role dependent.

    Amazon has recruiters that focus solely on hiring military talent. This is EMEA. Probably same in the US.
    May 21 0