Veteran employment continues to be an integral part of many companies' veteran strategy; notwithstanding the fact that 60% of veterans work for small or medium enterprises. That said, helping veteran-owned small businesses succeed in the marketplace is increasingly relevant to the American economy. According to a comprehensive study by the Small Business Administration, there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses (VOBs), that's 9% of all US businesses, with total annual revenues of more than $1 trillion. This resource is helpful for s general understanding of the veteran entrepreneurship industry.
Military and Veterans Studies
CVOB, Entrepreneurship, Leading practices, Supplier diversity, Women
Diversity in the workplace--United States; Veteran-owned business enterprises
Human resources--Diversity, Mentorship--Mentoring, Mentorship--Networking
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Gibbs, Elissa and Stutsman-Fox, Misty, "Engaging Veteran-Owned Businesses: Leading Practices for Corporate Supplier Diversity" (2018). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 57.
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