- 1 in 2 veterans transitioning from the military in the past five years is unemployed.
- The unemployment rate among vets is higher than that national average; 7.6% compared to 7.2%
- For new veterans aged 18-24, the unemployment rate averaged 20.4% in 2012, more than five percentage points higher than the average among non-veterans aged 18-24.
- Beyond the numbers, young veterans are entering the workforce with far more skills and experience than their civilian peers.
Exalt IT understands that these courageous men and women are highly disciplined, trained, and are very capable and dependable employees. That is why we created the Exalt IT Vet to Work Program. While we always hire the person best suited to the available position, we welcome our Nation’s Veterans to apply to any open positions that we post.
Many private companies and organizations are making great strides connecting Veterans with employment opportunities. As a small company, Exalt IT has the unique opportunity to specifically target and recruit highly-qualified Veterans to work for us directly or for our clients. We target opportunities for military and government clients that often require security clearances and other specialized skills. We have an in-house writer who works closely with every Veteran to format and customize their resume to fit a specific opportunity.
We would also encourage you to donate to the American Legion Charities. Through American Legion Charities, your donations go directly to the programs that help veterans and families in transition. Your tax-deductible donations can be made online to www.legion.org/donate.