Description/Abstract

This report documents the results of a year-long, independent study to assess the policy implementation of the government’s Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI). The study considers the initiative’s efficacy and impact; identifies successful practices, implementation strategies, and opportunities for improvement; and offers recommendations to senior policymakers and agency leaders on how best to position the initiative for future success.

Document Type

Report

Disciplines

Military and Veterans Studies

Extent

140 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Employment, Veterans employment initiative, Policy

Subject

Veterans--Employment; Policy, Government; Executive orders--United States

Portfolio

Policy; Employment and Economic Opportunity

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

12-2017

Language

English

Acknowledgements

We are thankful to the many individuals who shared their time and candid views over the course of this study. We are especially grateful to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management—in particular, Hakeem Basheerud-Deen and Berlyn Cooper-Howard—for their guidance and assistance in the design and execution of this complex research project. We also appreciate reviewers Meredith Kleykamp, Ph.D., Phillip Carter, and several unnamed current and former senior U.S. government officials for their thoughtful and constructive critique of earlier versions of this report.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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