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Veteran Unemployment Drops but Miles to Go before We Sleep

DCRWorkforce» Talent Management Made Simple I Collaborative VMS|MSP Servicing VETERANS In 2014, 21.2 million men and women (9% of the civilian population over the age of 18) were veterans. Many service men and women have a Gufl War era II Veterans 15% difficult time self-promoting individual experiences Veterans of Other Service Periods 25% Gufl War era l due to team-oriented Veterans 16% mentality of the military Veterans of WW2 Korean War & Vietnam war 44% There are approximately 2.02 million women veterans Projected % of Female Veteran Population, 2010 to 2040 18% 16% 14% STATES WITH MORE 12% THAN 1 MILLION 10% VETERANS 8% California (2m) Техas (1.6m) Florida (1.6m) 6% 2010 2015 2020 2030 2040 Fiscal Year THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR VETERANS IS 7.2% 18.0% 16.2% UNEMPLOYMENT BY AGE 16.0% 14.0% 12.0% 10.0% 8.0% 7.7% 6.0% 5.1% 5.4% 4.5% 4.0% 4.2% 2.0% 0.0% 18 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 to 64 years 65 years and over think they are overqualified 46% for their current job of veterans who returned from service over the past 2 years 56% say they are currently employed full-time HIRE A HERO 2/3 of veterans say their top challenge is communicating their military skills in ways that employers can understand and util Other key barriers to veterans fi TOP 5 SKILLS VETERANS BRING TO CIVILIAN JOBS 1) Self-Discipline 2) Teamwork 3) Attention to Detail 4) Respect 5) Leadership DCR'S COMMITMENT TO VETERAN HIRİNG DCR Workforce is committed to increasing the number of veterans As of June 2014, DCR has added more than 1,500 veterans to its clients' workforce programs.6% of DCR's permanent employees have military experience. Our goal is to increase that number to more than 15% within 2 years "All of us owe a great deal to our veterans, and we all share an obligation to assist them when they return to civilian life. Our veteran hiring program has proven to be a 'win-win' for veterans and the companies who employ them." ~ Ammu Warrer, DCR Workforce co-founder and President Sources: BLS, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Monster Worldwide, Veterans United, Department of Housing and Urban Development, CareerBuilder 2035 2025 Percentage More than 1.4 million veterans are living below the poverty line Over 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night

Veteran Unemployment Drops but Miles to Go before We Sleep

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More and more veterans who’ve served in the armed forces are going back to work as veteran unemployment continues to drop. The concerted efforts made over recent years to gain attention to the issue...

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