This week we once again looked at the employment options for our nation’s veterans. With an unemployment rate of 9.9% and thousands still returning home from Afghanistan, these companies have all made the commitment to our heroes.
Note: ALL 5 COMPANIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN VETERAN RECRUITING VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9 FROM 1PM-4PM. WWW.VETERANRECRUITING.COM
TRAVELERS – leading property and casualty insurance company.
*Has more than 500 available jobs
*Top Jobs: Claims Adjusters, Business Analyst, Risk Control, Engineers, Investigators, Product Directors
*Has been listed as a GI Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly employer every year since 2007
*Has policies for reservists that make deployment as smooth as possible, such as continuation of benefits and pay
*Find more information at: www.travelers.com/about-us/careers
PEPSICO - the largest food and beverage business in North America, Subsidiaries include Frito-Lay and Quaker Foods.
*More than 500 jobs available across the U.S.
*Top Jobs: Sales Leaders, Supply Chain Leaders, Operators, Drivers, Merchandisers/Warehouse
*Awarded the 1st Annual US Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Award by Michelle Obama.
*On GI Jobs Top 25 Military Friendly Employers
*Find more information at: www.pepsico.com/Careers
WASTE MANAGEMENT – partners with customers and communities to manage and reduce waste while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy.
*Has over 1,000 jobs available from entry level to leadership
*Top Jobs: Customer Service, Mechanics, Fleet Managers, Transportation and Logistic
*1 in 12 employees are a veteran or reservist and company hires a veteran a day on average
*Was ranked #5 on Military Times’ Best for Vets Employer list
*Benefits include: Medical/Dental/Vision, Family Care, Adoption Assistance, Education Savings Accounts, Legal services and Tuition Reimbursement
*Find more information at: www.wmcareers.com
WELLS FARGO - One of the largest financial services firms in the world.
*Has over 5,000 jobs available
*Top Jobs: Customer Service Reps, Underwriters and Loan Processors, Mortgage and Broker Sales, Security/Fraud/Audit
*Plans to hire approximately 900 in Arizona
*Is a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission committed to hiring
*Find more information at: www.wellsfargo.com/careers
AETNA – one of the nation's leading providers of health care, dental, pharmacy, group life, and disability insurance, and employee benefits.
*Has “hundreds” of open positions
*Top Jobs: Nurses, Project Managers, Medical Network Managers, Sales
*Named on U.S. Veterans Magazine Top 100 Veteran-Friendly Companies list for 2012. Also listed by GI Jobs as a top company for vets
*Has over 18 million medical members and more than 1 million health care professionals in its network
*Find more information at: www.aetna.com/about-aetna-insurance/aetna-careers
Cheryl Casone joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in September 2007 as an anchor. She also serves as a financial contributor on FOX News Channel (FNC), and provides weekly job reports.