Veteran recruiting’s Kevin O’Brien discusses veteran unemployment and matching veterans with positions that fit their qualifications.
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About 1,300 military service members, spouses and children transition into civilian communities every day, according to the Department of Defense. And just one in four veterans said they had a job lined up after discharge, while others have said it can take up to a year to find employment. What’s worse, more than 800,000 veterans are unemployed.
“Veterans face a new beginning when returning from service, and they must cultivate a new career path. For too many veterans, accessing a skill that can produce value is challenging,” Christopher Neiweem, the founder of Iraq War