Forbes counts jobs in sales as some of the most populous professions in the country, citing a 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics study showing that securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents earn the most, with average salaries of $102,510 annually. The sales field is expected to steadily increase in the coming years, with growth rates that could reach 11% by the year 2022.
That’s why transitioning service members and veterans in the job market should consider careers in the field of sales. We’ve highlighted 10 companies below that are actively seeking veterans for sales openings located around the country.
From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, Merck is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. Merck is also a proud member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of employers whose collective goal is to hire 100,000 veterans by 2020.
LinkedIn has more than 8,700 full-time employees with offices in 30 cities around the world. We’re on a mission to connect every member of the global workforce with economic opportunity. Here’s your chance to make a huge impact on how the world works, while transforming your own career — and having a blast.
At eBay, we’re on a mission to build a better, more connected form of commerce that benefits individuals, businesses and society. Every day, our professionals connect millions of buyers and sellers around the globe, empowering people and creating opportunity. We develop technologies that enable connected commerce and make every interaction effortless — and more human.
Founded in 1918, TIAA provides financial services to those working in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental, and research fields. Its employee-run veterans employee resource group combined with its participation in the Veterans Jobs Mission and its newly developed veterans mentorship program creates a work atmosphere that military vets will thrive within.
Morgan Stanley, a leading financial services company, understands the value of the leadership and organizational skills that veterans have to offer.
Oracle is an innovative leader in the information technology space with a focus on hiring veterans. It operates a veterans buddy program and internship program for wounded veterans and a university workforce development program for veterans.
As a leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company, Altice USA delivers residential and business services to more than 4.6 million total customers across 20 states.
Wells Fargo is one of the nation’s most diversified and well-known financial services organizations. As a Veterans Jobs Mission coalition member, the company has pledged to hire 20,000 veterans by the year 2020 and is committed to retaining and developing those employees.
Adecco, the world’s leading staffing agency, has developed the Adecco Military Alliance, a partnership between Adecco and military installations around the country to recruit and hire military spouses and veterans. Aspects of the program include a variety of transition services from resume enhancement to career counseling.
Verizon is a leading provider of cell phones, communications, internet services, and entertainment across the world. Due to its deep commitment to former service members and their families, Military Times ranked the organization the number one “Best for Vets” employer for 2015.