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Employment Initiative


by David Thornton

Experts have declared the Veterans Employment initiative a success in terms of bringing veterans into federal employment. But now the program is stalling, and those experts say it’s time to shift focus away from broad hiring initiatives, and toward more concentrated efforts to boost their distribution through more diverse agencies, and increase retention and engagement.

That’s why the Office of Personnel Management reached out to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University about a year and a half ago to do a study and make some recommendations on how to move forward.

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