Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, one of the world’s hottest talking points has been about employment and our national job market. Whether it’s talks of the national unemployment rate, “the Great Resignation,” a possible impending recession, early retirement or rising inflation rates, to name a few, one fact remains true from before the pandemic began: Our veterans face more barriers than non-service civilians in finding equal and equitable opportunities upon rejoining the civilian workforce – despite their higher qualifications, practical experience, leadership skills, sense of duty and ability to buy into a process.