With almost 22 million veterans in the U.S. right now, there is an unprecedented opportunity for employers to assist with the transition from war to the civilian workforce.

The “transformation” theme of this week’s Society of Human Resource Management’s annual conference rang true with a call for HR practitioners in attendance to bring in more veterans with disabilities into their respective workplaces. Meanwhile, the misinformation related to veterans with disabilities – impairments that are both seen and unseen – may be limiting the true potential of this untapped talent pool.

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