Just as many people have experienced that it is very challenging to get a well-paying job or even find a job with the current unsteady economy, there are many soldiers who have returned to the states only to discover that they are dealing with employment problems as well. Not only is it challenging enough for them to have to face joining the workforce as a civilian again, it’s also very hard to find any jobs that are currently hiring at the moment. There are many soldiers who have returned home and applied for work, only to find that they are not receiving any callbacks from potential employers because work is hard to come by at the moment.
Even though these soldiers may have plenty of experience in working within the civilian workforce, their experience level isn’t doing anything to help with ensuring that they are able to get jobs. It isn’t a matter of these jobs going to other people who are more qualified or having more experience – the real issue is that there aren’t many jobs that are available for anyone to work in, whether they are a soldier or a civilian.
Although it’s very difficult, the military does try to help out the soldiers which are seeking work. If the military is aware that they have soldiers that are actively searching for work to do and that they are not having any luck in finding suitable options, they will contact the soldiers and let them do some work within their ranks instead to try to help with bridging the gap. However, there is only so far that that can go, because there are many soldiers which are unemployed and seeking work on a regular basis.
Many soldiers would rather even go deal with the issues associated with deployment than deal with the unemployment issues that are present here. Even though deployment can cause issues such as post traumatic stress disorder and can mean that they will be separated from their families, it is often the only means that some soldiers have in order to help provide for their families and pay the bills that are being acquired while they are not at home. It’s a very frustrating situation, because most soldiers would love to be able to be at home and spend time with their families, but this is potentially difficult for them because they do not have any way to provide and take care of their families due to the unemployment situation in the states at the moment.