CIR working to get LA veterans better employment services

USC has partnered with key community organizations to build a better employment system in Los Angeles that supports veterans.

Research from the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) shows that more than 80 percent of veterans exit the military and move to Los Angeles without a job. This data has helped guide the work of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC), which has spent years planning a more efficient way to capitalize on the expertise, resources and networks of organizations working in the employment field.

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By |January 30th, 2017|Collaborative|0 Comments

Deloitte makes impact on veterans entering LA workforce

With help from Deloitte’s strategy and operations expertise, members of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative fine-tuned veteran employment goals and strategies to help veterans transition into meaningful careers as part of Deloitte’s annual Impact Day earlier this month.

Veterans face unique challenges when seeking employment.

First, the LA workforce is changing. Industries such as health care, professional services and retail trade are growing at a rapid rate. For many veterans, being a competitive job candidate means retraining, a college education and even advanced degrees. Second, employers may be unaware of the various benefits of hiring veterans including tax incentives. Lastly, there are […]

By |June 24th, 2016|Collaborative, Community|0 Comments