News Release – Corporate Connection
Employing America’s Veterans: Perspectives from Businesses
June 11, 2012
In a new report from the Center for a New American Security, Employing America’s Veterans: Perspectives from Businesses provides empirical data representing the experiences of 69 companies of varying size, location and industry.
In this report, authors Dr. Margaret Harrell and Nancy Berglass discuss to what extent, and for what reasons, employers think it is good business to hire veterans. Additionally, from the experiences of those employers who hesitate or have concerns about hiring veterans, the authors describe the challenges to veteran employment and make recommendations for policy changes to improve the employment situation of veterans.
Read the full report.