Since the onset of low unemployment rates, hiring newly released veterans has been the buzz in the recruiting world as pools of qualified candidates shrink. In the last five years, there has been a plethora of resources popping up, many of them veterans themselves, offering their services to both employers and veterans to bridge the gap of understanding between the two. From skills match, to resume writing, to interviewing, so called experts have much advice and are willing to share for a fee. Despite these efforts, the existing employment gap has not been closed, veterans leaving the military are just as confused as ever, and employers are still struggling to offer positions to new veterans. Veteran employment numbers have improved; however, many veterans are underemployed, serving in roles that do not take advantage of the wealth of skills gained in military service. Both employers and veterans have some considerable hurdles to overcome in order for a positive exchange and hiring e