When we talk about employment factors such as access to health care and health insurance, unemployment rates, financial wellness and job stability, one aspect that always comes up is differences in demographics: What's true for a group of one age or in one area of the country isn't true for everyone.

Veteran's Day is a perfect opportunity to highlight one of these demographics: returning military personnel. There are more than 19.2 million veterans living in the United States, and despite their training, skills and experience, many have a difficult time finding employment when they return home.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.