The Myth of Low Veteran Employment
With all of the discussion over the last 15 years on the importance of hiring veterans it might seem that the problem is solved by now, right? Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment, will outline why this assumption could not be further from the truth. The Call of Duty Endowment continues to sound the trumpets by finding and funding non-profits that prepare veterans for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. CODE’s perspective presents an interesting counter argument to what is currently being reported by the Department of Labor. Using alternative local studies they have been able to reveal a more accurate picture about veteran employment. After this presentation you will have a better understanding about why veterans are under-employed, and what employers can do to ensure a better fit between military skills and position openings. In addition you will walk away with additional resources to help you in your efforts to hire more veterans.