August Nielsen

About the Author

August Nielsen is the Human Resources Director for Veterans United Home Loans, and is responsible for hiring over 1,000 employees in the past five years for a company recently named the #1 job creator nationally in the financial industry by Inc. Magazine as well as making the Great Place to Work top 25.

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How To Understand and Interview Military Veterans

Editor’s note: Veterans can make excellent employees. Their military experience gives them an appreciation for discipline, provides leadership experience, and teaches them skills that may not be readily apparent to civilians. In this article,August Nielsen offers guidance on understanding veterans and how their military experience translates to civilian work. When the same peer…