Finding a good job is challenging these days, and it can be especially difficult for a civilian soldier in the Army Reserves. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate for reservists and veterans is several points higher than the national average. For junior enlisted reservists, it’s twice the national average. So when Adecco was asked to help our nation’s reservists find jobs, we jumped at the chance.
In early 2009, we publicly committed to recruit and hire Army reservists through the Employer Partnership Office (EPO) in a ceremony at the Capitol in Denver, Colorado. Over the past five years we have worked with our EPO partners all across the country to connect reservists and their families from all military branches with our clients. The only state without an active EPO presence was Hawaii – until now.
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