• Putting Veterans to Work is Serious Business at UPS

    Putting Veterans to Work is Serious Business at UPS

      Veterans have many of the traits and characteristics that will set them up for a successful career at UPS, and the company is eager to bring them on board.  At the company’s Worldport facility in Louisville, Kentucky, that’s been the focus of human resources recruiter Sandra Hartz. Worldport is the worldwide air hub for [...]

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  • Veterans Make Ideal IT Employees

    Veterans Make Ideal IT Employees

    One technical recruiter (and a former Marine), is filling as many cybersecurity roles as he can with veterans. Why? There are lots of reasons that veterans fit well in that industry – their training and security clearances being at the top of the list. “A lot of the work we do coincides with what the [...]

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  • Jobs in Information Technology

    Jobs in Information Technology

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BL S), a part of the United States Department of Labor, classifies IT jobs as Computer and Mathematical Occupations (SOC 15-0000; see “Your Guide to Industrial and Occupational Employment Statistics” on page 26). Employment in this major occupational group grew at a rate of 6.9 percent from 2006 to 2010 [...]

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  • The Road Less Traveled Can Still Get You to Your Destination

    The Road Less Traveled Can Still Get You to Your Destination

    The path that led Luzette Watkins to a career in the Navy and to her current role as a Detective with the Baytown Police Department has been anything but traditional. A 20-year veteran of the NYPD, she was a first responder on 9/11. Soon after that tragic event, she decided to join the Navy. “I [...]

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  • Military Background Prepares Veterans for Success at PMA USA

    Military Background Prepares Veterans for Success at PMA USA

    No one needs to convince the recruiters at PMA USA that veterans make great insurance agents. Director of Recruiting Chris Ryan has been with the company since 1991 and has been seeking veteran talent for years. “We already had a handful of veterans within our ranks with  many success stories even before there was a [...]

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  • The Benefits of Keeping an Open Mind About Your Post-Military Career

    The Benefits of Keeping an Open Mind About Your Post-Military Career

    Brian Keller always thought he’d enter a field related to biology after obtaining a degree from Indiana University. But after attending the RecruitMilitary Indianapolis Career Fair in June 2013 and speaking with PMA USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Washington National Insurance Company, he is now only a few tests away from becoming a licensed insurance [...]

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  • Shared Values: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

    Shared Values: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

    PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.  |  www.pnc.com  |  www.pnc.jobs/military  | Published in the January/February 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®  |  The PNC Financial Services Group provides retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance, and asset-based lending; wealth management; and asset management. The [...]

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  • Veterans + Network = VETNET:  Ameriprise Financial

    Veterans + Network = VETNET: Ameriprise Financial

    Ameriprise Financial  |  www.ameriprise.com  |  www.joinameriprise.com/careers  | Published in the January/February 2013 issue of print Search & Employ®  | Founded in 1894, Ameriprise Financial has kept on going through financial panics, business cycles that have been more trough than peak, the Great Depression, and the Great Recession. The company has about 10,000 financial advisors, of [...]

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