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Hired!

By The Casone Exchange FOXBusiness

Unemployment for our nation’s veterans stands at 6.9%, but if you calculate just those who served in the last 12 years, that number jumps to 10%.  We are not doing enough, but if you watched Fox and Friends this morning, you witnessed several companies who are ready to get vets HIRED!

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When it comes to hiring veterans, I’m proud to say my colleagues at Fox News and Fox and Friends have made it their mission, and it has become mine, too.  My thanks to Kevin O’Brien at www.veteranrecruiting.com for helping me produce and compile this week’s list.

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FACTS ABOUT COMPANIES:
EXELON– One of the country’s largest competitive energy generators
*Has more than 200 jobs available
*Top Jobs: License Trainees, First Line Supervisors, Equipment Operators at Nuclear Plants, Electrical Field Engineers, Meter Readers, IT
*Has a presence in 47 states (companies include Constellation, PECO, ConEd, BGE)
*Named a ‘Military Times’ Best for Vets
*Find more information at www.careers.exeloncorp.com
CAREER FAIR COMPANY REPS: Mary Krick, Vice President HR Operations at PECO (an Exelon Co.) & Neal Coy, Senior Recruiter at Exelon Generation

USAA – Leading provider for financial services for the military community
*Has more than 300 jobs available
*Top Jobs: Customer Service, Software Developers, Licensed Investment Advisors, Insurance Claims Adjusters
*Ranked #1 on GI Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly list & Military Spouse Magazine
*Find more information at www.usaa.apply2jobs.com
CAREER FAIR COMPANY REPS: John Bird, Senior Vice President Military Affairs (retired vice admiral (equivalent 3 star general);  Todd Nelson, Army veteran (wounded warrior); Catherine "Cat" Owens, U.S Coast Guard veteran

PENSKE – One of the largest truck-leasing, rental, and logistics companies in North America
*Has 650 jobs available
*Top Jobs: Truck Mechanics, Truck Drivers, Truck Maintenance Shop Supervisors, Logistics Operations Managers, Truck Rental Sales & Customer Service
*Has been named a GI Jobs top military friendly employer three-straight years
*Also awarded the 2013 Above and Beyond Award by the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve)
*Find more information at  www.gopenske.com/careers
CAREER FAIR COMPANY REPS:  Ron Schwartz, Director Staffing & Recruiting Penske Truck Leasing, Randy Ryerson,  Director of Communications & Charles (Charlie) Guarneiri, Maintenance Supervisor (Army Veteran Captain)

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HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER – Top ranked hospital in the New Your Metro areas
*250 jobs available in New Jersey, relocation paid for some jobs
*Top Jobs: Nurses, physicians, IT, administrators
*Member of the VetFriendly 50,000 Jobs Challenge
*Find more information at www.humccareers.com
CAREER FAIR COMPANY REPS: Karen Hanson, HUMC Director Talent Management & Erin McDowell, HUMC Professional Recruiter

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