Leveraging Military Skills to Drive Corporate Innovation

For companies to become technology innovators, they must leverage the creativity and skills of all employees. Many are discovering their employees with military training and experience are key players for driving innovation.
By Royston Arch

A lot of focus has been placed on hiring veterans, and military reserve and National Guard members because they have earned the right to be full participants in the economy. There is another reason that is equally important. People with real-world military knowledge and skills have often worked on innovative projects, like robotics, and have applied technology in a variety of ways. They are efficiency experts and regularly utilized their skills to improve procedures and processes while working as team members in a continually changing environment.

These are precisely the kind of skills organizations need to remain competitive today. Employers are realizing that tapping into the knowledge and skills of this ...

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