Employing Veterans: Debunking the Myths

Posted September 22, 2015 by Got Your 6

Recently, Rob Gordon, president of Be The Change, Inc. shared his thoughts about veteran employment in The Huffington Post. A retired U.S. Army Colonel, he seized the opportunity to set the record straight about the current state of our veteran community.

“[Got Your 6’s] Veterans Civic Health Index revealed that the veteran unemployment rate has hovered below the non-veteran rate every year for the last decade. The report also highlights that veterans who are employed make more money than their civilian peers in the workforce who have no military experience. This rings even truer for women, Hispanics and African Americans—these veterans display significantly better education and employment profiles than their non-veteran counterparts.” Read the full article here.