Are you in transition or in a post-military career that leaves something to be desired? Take a look at some of these roles in the insurance industry with Hirepurpose partners. Insurance isn’t usually the first industry we think of in when planning our next steps, but you should because this is a great area to start a new careeroutside of your MOS.
Overall this is a healthy industry that is insulated from many of the woes that affect the boom and bust cycle in manufacturing and energy; there is real stability and depth within these organizations allowing for numerous career paths within the sector — from entry-level customer service roles to cyber security, there really is something for everyone.
Because many of these companies provide benefits for other organizations, the benefits within are frequently better than what you’d find elsewhere at these career levels.
The roles outlined below do not require licensing and they are with employers who make hiring vets a priority. If you are looking for other locations, try searching for the same role on ourjobs page or check the company’sprofile.
Chubb, a property and casualty insurance company with locations across the United States and the world, is looking for a customer service representative in Dallas, Texas. Dedicated to the principles of diversity, integrity and excellence, Chubb fosters a very veteran-friendly atmosphere within their company. This role is perfect for junior and transitioning service members who are looking to break into the insurance industry. If you have a head for numbers, highly developed computer and typing skills, and an excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, you should definitely explore this position. Training is provided and the benefits are extremely competitive.
This customer service representative position with one of the nation’s leading providers of insurance and employee benefits, MetLife, is ideal for former junior service members and their spouses. With a dedicated military veterans network and other related programs, MetLife is committed to making sure that transitioning veterans are successful. Veterans and their family members who are people-oriented, have customer-service experience, and a knack for data entry will feel right at home in this role.
Former soldiers, airmen, sailors, and Marines who have a bachelor’s degree and feel that business insurance is more their style, should look at this exciting training opportunity with Zurich North America. As a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance, Zurich has shown a deep commitment to the military community through its veterans recruiting program and participation in the Veterans Job Mission. This entry-level opportunity requires attendance to a 6-to-8 week training program in Schaumburg, Illinois, where accommodations will be provided. During the training, participants will learn the basics of underwriting and financial analysis. After completing the program, underwriter trainees will work in a field or line of business office setting. The room for growth with this established company in a very stable industry represents an amazing option for skilled veterans who are looking to try something completely new. Transitioning service members who possess an aptitude for analysis and honed business acumen will not find a better opportunity anywhere else.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs paid $13,000 over a three-month period for a senior official's biweekly commute to Washington from his home in California, according to expense reports obtained by ProPublica.
Staff Sgt. John Eller conducts pre-flights check on his C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 3 prior to taking off from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii for a local area training mission. Sgt. Eller is a loadmaster from the 535th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)
CUCUTA, Colombia — The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure Saturday on beleaguered Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, dispatching U.S. military planes filled with humanitarian aid to this city on the Venezuelan border.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used.
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval.
A pair of U.S. Navy Grumman F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron VF-211 Fighting Checkmates in flight over Iraq in 2003/Department of Defense
Since the sequel to the 1986 action flick (and wildly successful Navy recruitment tool) Top Gun, was announced, there's been a lot of speculation on what Top Gun: Maverick will be about when it premieres in June 2020. While the plot is still relatively unclear, we know Tom Cruise will reprise his role as Naval aviator Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, and he'll be joined by a recognizable costar: The iconic F-14 Tomcat.
It looks like the old war plane will be coming out of retirement for more than just a cameo. A number of recently surfaced photos show an F-14 Tomcat aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, alongside Cruise and members of the film's production crew, the Drive's Tyler Rogoway first reported earlier this week.