Honoring the Trades and Veterans

Looking for a way you can be honoring the trades and veterans? Is your company in the market to hire a new employee? It can be daunting trying to find the right fit and lending trust to someone new. You are looking for someone dedicated to their craft and your company. American veterans train to have strong work ethic and dedication. These are some of the many reasons a veteran should be your next new hire.

Benefits of Honoring the Trades and Veterans

Veterans understand the importance of teamwork. A common work setting in the skilled-trades is working on a team. Cooperation and mutual goals are very important to those serving our country. This will translate into the skilled-trades work place. Having a veteran be apart of your team will enhance support and trust among members.


Veterans know how to stay focused. You will not have to worry about if this team member is staying on track. Strong work ethic is a common trait among those serving. This is a vital trait to your company, as it will rub off on to other employees. Veterans know how to make smart and strong decisions. They trust their instinct and your trust in hiring them.

Veterans are well-educated. American veterans have trained and learned from our nation’s finest institutions and educators. These no need to worry about if they have the capability of learning quick. They have been expanding their knowledge at a fast pace throughout their service. Learning something new will come second nature.

Veterans take responsibilities seriously. When you put your trust in a veteran in the work place, they will honor that. Slacking in the military does not cut it. This mentality will carry over into the work place. These employees will honor work expectations and commitments in particular.

Veterans appreciate and respect structure. As there are rankings in the military, there are rankings in the workplace. Certain employees are expected to report to managers or other supervisors. Veterans will honor this system and the structure you have set up within your company. Structure is an important part of everyday military life and procedure.

Tips for hiring veterans

As you can see, there are many reasons to make a veteran your next hire. You might be asking yourself, how do I find a strong pool of veteran potential employees? Below are some of the ways to get the word out about your company to veterans and make veterans want to work with you:

  • Ensure that the employee is a good fit for the job. Having specific job descriptions and detailing job activities will help cut any misunderstandings.
  • Make sure that current management know the positive effects of employee’s military skills. Don’t let this wealth of knowledge and skill go untapped!
  • Know the importance of training programs. Work to make the transition process is as smooth as possible.
  • Help potential veteran employees see how you want to grow with them. Show how you plan to continue educating and training them. You want to invest in them as much as they want to invest in you!

When looking to hire a new employee, consider the many benefits of adding a veteran to your team. Consider serving those who served our nation. Make your company an example by honoring the trades and veterans.

Advocate for Licensing

PHCEid.org is an advocate for the Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical contractor to properly identify their licensed status for public awareness. Professional Contractors have the license or certification to work in homes and businesses. Without the proper certification and licensing to become a skilled trades professional, it compromises the integrity the trade industry. The contractors listed on the PHCEid.org website are licensed or certified according to the codes and laws set forth by each governing state and/or entity. Licensed Contractors work in compliance with local and state codes set forth by their governing trade industry board.  Get more information at PHCEid.org or call 844-954-2367 today!