Well-Known Veteran-Friendly Businesses
<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjA2NzU2MC9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTU3MzQzNDQ3NH0.qNab3U_76E_X0w6ye2Qr8CndaSx_ccN8RcHPKSh9H2I/img.jpg?width=980″ id=”b3d89″ class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”PEG4F41573172794″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”There are many companies that like to build their workforce with veterans.” /><p><strong></strong><strong>Booz Allen Hamilton</strong></p><p>With locations in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland, this information technology consulting firm is conveniently located for those coming off active duty and already has a large presence of veterans.</p><p>”Founded by a veteran, we proudly serve all the U.S. government and Department of Defense, and a third of our workforce are military-connected. We offer the benefits that servicemembers and their families need, and we help our heroes transition to a civilian career through training and upskilling,” the company says on its <a href=”https://careers.boozallen.com/talent/military” target=”_blank”>website.</a></p><p><a href=”https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/9-awesome-companies-hiring-veterans-now/” target=”_blank”>Glassdoor.com</a> recognized Booz Allen Hamilton as one of the top companies hiring veterans.</p><p><br></p><p><strong>Power Home Remodeling</strong> </p><p>Another company highlighted by <a href=”https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/9-awesome-companies-hiring-veterans-now/” target=”_blank”>Glassdoor.com</a>, Power Home Remodeling is based in Pennsylvania but has locations across the country. The home remodeling firm has an entire department, the Power Veterans Initiative, dedicated to helping veterans establish careers after military service. </p><p>”We believe that the skills and strengths of military veterans make them a unique and tangible asset, and hiring them positively impacts business success. By focusing our resources into hiring, developing, and retaining veterans and military spouses, we’re not only becoming a better business, but we’re empowering these dynamic individuals to find purpose in their careers again,” the company says on its <a href=”https://www.powerveterans.com/” target=”_blank”>website</a>.</p><p><br></p><p><strong>Capital One</strong></p><p>Capital One is one of the largest banks in the country and has been recognized by <a href=”https://www.militaryhire.com/veteran-friendly-employer.servlet” target=”_blank”>Militaryhire.com</a> as a veteran-friendly company.</p><p>The company has a “Translate My Skills” tool on its website to help military veterans narrow down their job search. In addition, Capital One has a transition program for all new veteran hires to help them build connections and integrate into office life.</p><p>”We respect and value the service of our veterans and their family members, and we are committed to hiring and helping to prepare transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses for new jobs. We participate in national and local partnerships, job fairs, career conferences, and sponsorships, and have an internal network of military employees and veterans,” Capital One says on its <a href=”https://www.capitalonecareers.com/about-military” target=”_blank”>website.</a></p><p><br></p><p><strong>Deloitte</strong></p><p>The multinational professional services network employs over 1,000 former members of the armed services and veterans and their spouses. In addition to focusing on veterans, Deloitte has a Military Spouse Initiative that offers a number of opportunities for spouses that are forced to move around the country as a result of military service. </p><p>”We admire military veterans, their supportive families, and respect all they’ve done to keep our nation safe and strong. Deloitte wants to make sure you have the career opportunities you deserve now that you’re home,” Deloitte says on its <a href=”https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/join-deloitte-military-veterans.html#top” target=”_blank”>website.</a></p><p><br></p><p><strong>Southwest Airlines</strong></p><p>Recognized by both Glassdoor.com and Militaryhire.com, the large airliner’s workforce includes over 8,100 employees who have served or are actively serving, and over 1,400 employees who are military spouses.</p><p>The company also uses a military skills translator tool to help veterans with their job search. The company also uses an ambassador program made up of veterans and military spouses to help new veteran hires transition into the workforce.</p><p>”Southwest is dedicated to hiring Veterans and supporting our military and spouses. Our Purpose is to connect People to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel. We simply couldn’t fulfill our Purpose if not for the sacrifices and dedication of our military men and women. We appreciate their service and bravery in providing a blanket of freedom for our country, and we are honored to have an opportunity to welcome them into our Southwest Family,” the company says on its <a href=”https://careers.southwestair.com/military” target=”_blank”>website.</a></p>
There’s Always A Place In The Workforce For Veterans
<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjA2NzY5My9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTU3MzI3NDk5Nn0.XYiE5t51imu_lJaDx7eeJKsvi82_U-6Ktsoghq3RNNw/img.jpg?width=980″ id=”4aa2a” class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”IY84TO1573172794″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”Employees at a large company.” /><p>As stated earlier, the job search process isn’t easy for anyone.</p><p>Perhaps your post-military career is with one of the above companies or maybe it’s something totally unexpected. Whatever the case is, your experience as a veteran is valuable, now it’s just a matter of merging those skills with a profession that’s the RIGHT fit for you.</p><p>As you go through the <a href=”https://www.workitdaily.com/tips-to-get-veterans-hired” target=”_blank”>job search</a> process it’s important to stay patient and take advantage of the resources available to you.</p><p><span></span><strong>Work It Daily is one of those resources!</strong></p><p>Take advantage of our FREE webinar describing the <a href=”https://www.workitdaily.com/webinar-ways-shut-out-hiring-process” target=”_blank”>8 Ways You’re Being Shut Out Of The Hiring Process.</a> With this free webinar, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to find job search success!</p><p>We hope these resources for unemployed veterans will help you in your job search.</p>
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