Unemployment rates reached record highs during the course of the pandemic, and like many people, veterans felt the hit. Tech and health care jobs are seeing upticks, and opportunities for remote work are removing some previous geographic barriers.

Dan Goldenberg, executive director of the Call of Duty Endowment and a U.S. Navy veteran, speaks with Sarah Roberts, a veteran of the U.S. Army who now heads the military and veterans progams at LinkedIn, about jobs and careers for veterans in the current climate.

Veterans Are Resilient, Even in This Challenging Economy

Written by Laura Aka

Each year, more than 200,000 men and women make the transition from military service to civilian life. Securing employment has always been a major priority for the recently separated. In 2020, due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, the challenge has been greater and deeper. But, despite setbacks, our veterans have found pathways to work, using the skills and grit they acquired in the military.