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11.09.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – October 2022


On November 4th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 261,000 in October, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent. Notable job gains occurred in health care, professional and technical services, and manufac... Read More ▶

10.31.22 | Employment

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) Impact Evaluation


Evaluators from Penn State’s Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness conducted a rigorous quasi-experimental study utilizing propensity score matching (PSM) to compare survey response data from The Veterans Metrics Initiative (TVMI) with O2O...... Read More ▶

10.07.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – September 2022


On October 7th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 263,000 in September, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality and in health care.[1] For vet... Read More ▶

10.03.22 | Entrepreneurship

Hispanics & Latinos in the Military: The Path from Service to Veteran Entrepreneurship


This brief provides highlights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs (NSMAE) focusing on Hispanic, Latino/a/x, or Spanish origin (for example Mexican or Mexican American, Salvadoran, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban, Colomb... Read More ▶

9.27.22 | Employment

Hiring Our Heroes’ The Hidden Financial Costs of Military Spouse Unemployment


Military spouses have faced persistent employment challenges, including an unwavering unemployment rate of 22% which increased as high as 38%, according to one estimate, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment creates both short and ... Read More ▶

9.02.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – August 2022


On September 2nd, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 315,000 in August, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, and retail t... Read More ▶

8.05.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – July 2022


On August 5th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment rose by 528,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business s... Read More ▶

7.28.22 | Entrepreneurship

Data Brief: Women Veteran Entrepreneurs 2022


This brief provides highlights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs (NSMAE) focusing on female veteran entrepreneurs. NSMAE monitors trends in the activity, needs, and economic, social, and policy barriers of military-af... Read More ▶

7.08.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – June 2022


On July 8th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment rose by 372,000 in June, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in professional and ... Read More ▶

6.07.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – May 2022


For veterans, unemployment decreased from 2.9 percent to 2.7 percent in May. Post-9/11 veteran unemployment decreased from 3.4 percent to 3.2 percent. Of the total 242,000 unemployed veterans ages 18 and over, 40 percent have been unemployed for less... Read More ▶

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