Human resources challenges of military to civilian employment transitions

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Author: Dexter, John C.


Purpose: Upon discharge, US service members experience an instantaneous immersion back into civilian life. One of the most challenging aspects of that reimmersion is the reentry/entry into the civilian workforce. As such, it is necessary to study the returning veteran's employment experience when considering the veteran's civilian reintegration. The purpose of this study was to analyze and evaluate the returning veteran's civilian employment experience and to identify challenges faced by the veteran in the civilian onboarding experience. Design/methodology/approach: This study is a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Employment; Outcomes

Keywords: Veterans; Return to work; Recruitment; Job satisfaction; Workers induction; Employer employee relationship; Work environment; Employee retention; Qualitative research; Interview; Perception

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Bradford, England: Emerald Group Publishing, 2020

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Journal volume: 25

Journal number: 5

Journal date: 2020

Pages: pp. 481-500

ISSN: 1362-0436

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.1080

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