Honesty, integrity, discipline and dedication to duty are some of the niche qualities that military veterans bring to the corporate world. Amazon has a pool of veterans that it regularly brings on board for their natural leadership skills and affinity for getting the job done against all odds.
Across all businesses at Amazon today, we employ defence service personnel. On India’s Republic Day, Amazon India would want to thank all its men in uniform for their service to this country and for the work they do every day on behalf of Amazon customers.
However, just how easy has it been for our men in uniform to transition into civilian roles? How did our armed service heroes go about building meaningful civilian careers? You may be surprised to learn that corporate security is not the only sector manned by veterans today, in fact, our army of ex-defence personnel have spread out their career network across sectors as varied as legal and finance.
As a special tribute to our armed services, over the next few weeks, we will be featuring many of our military veterans on this platform.
The first of whom is Col. Arun Nair, who we spoke to recently…