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‘It’s nice to just be you’: The influence of the employment experiences of UK military spouses during accompanied postings on well-being

Repeated military relocations (accompanied postings) can have a detrimental effect on employment and well-being among the spouses and partners of military personnel. Semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted with 19 spouses of British Army/Royal Air Force personnel with recent experience of…

Healthy workers or less healthy leavers? Mortality in UK military veterans

The ‘healthy worker effect’ predicts that longer employment is positively associated with reduced mortality, but few studies have examined mortality in military veterans irrespective of exposure to conflict. To examine mortality in a large national cohort of Scottish veterans by…

Military Spouse Employment: 5 Recommendations for Removing Barriers to Entrepreneurship

The purpose of this white paper is to describe some of the challenges and barriers military spouses face in starting their own businesses that were outlined in the National Military Spouse Network’s 2018 panel discussion with military spouse entrepreneurs and…

Career Transition Partnership Annual Statistics: UK Regular Service Personnel Employment

The CTP supports Service leavers in their transition from military to civilian life through a range of career and employment support services including workshops, one-to-one guidance and job finding support. There are three main employment outcomes: employed, unemployed and economically…

Snapshot Employment

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Snapshot Employment Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

The Association Between Time Incarcerated and the Search for Employment in a Veteran Sample with Substance Use Disorders

Incarceration and substance use disorders/mental illness can have a significant negative impact on finding employment. However, it is unclear in what phase of the search for employment, that is, applying for jobs, obtaining interviews, being offered employment, does time incarcerated…

Veterans in Canada released since 1998: A Sex-disaggregated Profile

In Canada, 14% of the estimated Veteran population are female. However, recent data on Veterans has not been disaggregated by sex across service, demographic and well-being characteristics. This study examines recently released Veterans as a first step to integrating sex…