Tips On How to Retain Military Veteran Employees
In a recent Q&A session, Recruiting Daily Advisor asked Diane Hudson, a career coach, resume writer, and speaker specializing in military conversion and transition assistance, for insight into how employers can improve veteran retention.
Military veterans have a very low unemployment rate in recent years, 3.9 percent as a group.
However, a 2016 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation study finds 44 percent of veterans leave their first post-military jobs within a year, and an additional 15 percent leave by their two-year work anniversary.
Here is the Q&A session and great tips on how employers can retain military veteran employees: