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Lessons Learned for the Future of Veteran Employment

 

Call of Duty Endowment: Lessons Learned for the Future of Veteran Employment. Veterans are nearly three times more likely to find a job if they practice interviewing with a coach or mentor. Veterans are twice as likely to find a job if an experienced mentor or coach helps them with resume writing. Modest, individualized assistance such as improving interview skills and resume coaching have a dramatic impact – especially for female veterans and people of color.

Lessons Learned for the Future of Veteran Employment, highlights areas of opportunity to provide improved job placement services for our heroes upon completion of their military service.

May 2022

  • * Less than 1/10 of 1 percent of $300 billion veteran spend is focused on employment opportunities although successful transition into a high-quality careers reduces costs associated with housing and health care.

 

  • * Veterans are still vastly underemployed as compared to the general population: According to The Veterans Metrics Initiative (TVMI), 61% of veterans are underemployed and 55% believe that they are more experienced than the job they currently have requires.

 

  • * Modest, individualized assistance such as improving interview skills and resume coaching have a dramatic impact – especially for female veterans and people of color.

 

  • * TVMI Data shows that:
        • Veterans are nearly three times more likely to find a job if they practice interviewing with a coach or mentor
        • Veterans are twice as likely to find a job if an experienced mentor or coach helps them with resume writing

 

  • Currently:
    • 10% of male veterans of color are not employed and seeking work
    • 14% of women veterans are not employed and seeking work
    • 22% of women veterans of color are not employed and seeking work

https://www.callofdutyendowment.org/100k