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A CareerBuilder survey shows that U.S. military veterans might not be applying for jobs that match their skill sets. Here are insights—and a list of marketing roles to boost your search.

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To land communications positions, a CareerBuilder survey says, veterans should be more willing to highlight their service experience.

It’s essential that veterans “stress the strengths they picked up while serving,” Business News Daily reports. “The employers surveyed said the most important qualities members of the armed forces bring to organizations after leaving active duty are”:

Disciplined approach to work

Ability to work as [part of] a team

Respect and integrity

Ability to perform under pressure

Leadership skills

Problem-solving skills

Ability to adapt quickly

Attitude of perseverance

Communication skills

Strong technical skills

Do any of those abilities sound like they’d belong to a marketing professional? According to Business News Daily’s list of top-10 positions for veterans in 2016, the answer is yes.

Customer service was ranked the No. 1 niche for former military members to tap, followed by marketing at No. 8 and research and development at No. 9.

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