During the 2011-2012 hiring cycle, veterans were hired at Eastern Illinois University at rates that exceeded the percentages in the national labor force, as well as at rates that exceeded the percentages of veterans in the regional labor force.
Approximately 11% of full-time and part-time (> 35%) employees appointed between 09/01/11 and 08/31/12 were veterans
Approximately 11% of all full-time and part-time (>35%) Eastern employees are veterans
Veterans in Labor Force and Population:
+ Total U.S. Civil Labor Force (Employed & Unemployed, Age 18 & Older): 147,812,372
Total Veteran Labor Force (Employed and Unemployed): 9,128,174
Percentage of Veterans in Labor Force: 6.2%
++ Estimated Percentage of Veterans in the Labor Force for Coles County and Surrounding Counties:
Inner 7-County range+++ 6.2%; Outer 7-County range++++ 7.1%
Discussion of Eastern Employment Data for Veterans:
- Approximately 11% (20/187*) of employees appointed between 09/01/11 and 08/31/12 were veterans.
- Approximately 11%** of all full-time and part-time (>35%) EIU Employees are Veterans (185/1756***).
+U.S. Census Bureau 2011 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (Obtained through American FactFinder on 9/26/2012)
++U.S. Census Bureau 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Obtained through American FactFinder on 9/26/2012)
+++ Inner 7-County range is composed of Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Shelby.
++++Outer 7-County range is composed of Champaign, Crawford, Effingham, Jasper, Macon, Piatt, and Vermilion.
*List of full-time and part-time (> 35%) new hires with begin dates between 9/1/2011 and 8/31/2012
generated as a report from banner on 9/1/2011.
**Total veterans employed or appointed are based on self-identification surveys. Some employees
likely did not respond.
***Data for all employees downloaded from banner on 9/7/2012.