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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 ▶

5.27.22 | Entrepreneurship

Key Insights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs


The National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs is a multi-year, annual and longitudinal, study of veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs. This effort is one of the first national initiatives to develop data-driven research focused on mil... Read More ▶

5.09.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – April 2022


On May 6th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gai... Read More ▶

4.18.22 | Employment

Emerging Evidence About Transition Employment Support


This policy brief extracts findings from The Veterans Metrics Initiative as it applied to supporting transition policy 3-year longitudinal study... Read More ▶

4.01.22 | Employment

The Employment Situation of Veterans – March 2022


On April 1st, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employment rose by 431,000 in March, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent. Notable job gains continued in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, retai... Read More ▶

3.29.22 | Spotlight

2022 IAVA Member Survey


This report presents the results of the 2022 survey of IAVA members. Based on the responses of 5,174 IAVA members collected in Fall 2021, this study represents the view of one of the largest organizations for post-9/11 veterans on topics related to s... Read More ▶

3.22.22 | Spotlight

Missing Perspectives: Women in the Military – From Service to Civilian Life (2022)


Women have served in America’s wars and conflicts throughout our history. The contributions made by the women in the military both in and out of service cannot be overstated. Women in the military have used their skills and experiences from their m... Read More ▶

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