AREVA

AREVA Expands Military Veteran Hiring Campaign

CHARLOTTE,  N.C., April 5, 2013 – In 2012, AREVA initiated an outreach campaign to increase the number of overall U.S. military veterans hired, specifically in technical and engineering positions. As a result of this effort, 15 percent of new hires came from the military in 2012 and AREVA aims to expand this to 20 percent […]

3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference

3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Conference

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Navy’s Third Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference scheduled for Oct 29-30 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego, Calif. 92101 will bring together government, military and industry leaders who are committed to hiring and supporting wounded warriors in the workplace.

GM engineer Ryan Church (left) assists an applicant at a recent veterans’ career fair in Metro Detroit. Church is a member of GM’s Veterans Affinity Group and a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.

$250,000 GM Gift to Help Put Vets to Work

Automaker also recruiting veterans for some salaried jobs  DETROIT – With higher-than-average unemployment among veterans and an estimated 1 million men and women leaving the military within the next five years, General Motors and the GM Foundation are helping to pay for job fairs across the country aimed at finding meaningful employment for returning veterans.

President Barack Obama signs the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW to Hire Heroes Act), that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work. First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden attend the ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, Nov. 21, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Employers VOW to Hire Heroes

In an effort to reduce Veteran unemployment, the President signed into law the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 last November.  Included in this new law are the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Special Employer Incentive (SEI), and Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM Launches Free Military-Veteran Hiring Toolkit for Employers

Alexandria, Va. – April 30, 2012 – A free military-veteran hiring toolkit designed to guide civilian employers in recruiting veterans launched today during the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) talent management conference being held just outside of Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Schneider National

Schneider National Hiring Throughout 2012

Gov. Scott Walker, High-Ranking Military Officials Visit Schneider National to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Company’s Formal Military Recruitment Program Company Announces Plans to Hire 650 Military Members Throughout the Country in 2012 GREEN BAY, Wis. – April 4, 2012 – In 1935 Schneider National was founded by longtime National Guardsman Al Schneider. Shortly thereafter, Schneider recruited […]

Capital One

Capital One To Hire 500,000 Veterans

Capital One Commits $4.5 Million to Support the Chamber’s ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Campaign  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Capital One today announced “Hiring 500,000 Heroes,” a national campaign to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014.