5 Amazing Companies That Are Hiring Veterans All Over The Country

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One of the biggest challenges of transition is choosing your next career field. The first thing to remember is that you’re not defined by your MOS. Therefore, it’s important to check out the industry fields that are growing in the coming years and will help you support yourself and your family. Hirepurpose is proud to partner with these five companies that are hiring veterans right now in various fields.

Spectrum, the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet, and voice company is actively hiring vets for its Field Technician openings across the country. The field technician role is an entry-level position, and qualified candidates will be provided the necessary training to complete reconnects. If you’re someone who doesn’t want to be in the same place doing the same thing everyday, then apply now.

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Manpower’s mission is to provide job seekers with meaningful career opportunities. The company has various openings across the United States that is relevant to individuals of all ranks. If you’re looking for a career in customer service, manufacturing, production, or logistics, look no further than Manpower.

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Associated Materials is a leading manufacturer and wholesale distributor of professionally installed, exterior building products for remodeling and new construction. The company is eager to find a vet with mechanical engineering or electronic technology experience for its industrial maintenance manager position in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

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Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader, recruiting current and former military members is an integral strategy for building its business, with 150,000 employees in over 1,500 locations across over 150 countries. Johnson Controls is hiring individuals who have experience installing and repairing fire alarm panels and systems to become service technicians.

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Takeda, a Japanese-founded pharmaceutical company that produces and sells medications to help improve patients’ quality of life, has plenty to offer to veterans looking to transition into civilian employment and continue to serve their communities. The company is currently looking for individuals of all ranks who are skilled in the areas of aircraft maintenance, machining, civil engineering, construction or transportation for its openings in its Brooklyn Park, Minnesota plant.

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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An AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopter lands during a combined arms demonstration as part of South Carolina National Guard Air & Ground Expo 2009 at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Oct. 10, 2009. (U.S. Army/Sgt. Roberto Di Giovine)

Welcome to Confessions Of, an occaisional series where Task & Purpose's James Clark solicits hilarious, embarrassing, and revealing stories from troops and vets about their job, billet, or a tour overseas. Are you in an interesting assignment and think you might have something to share? Email james@taskandpurpose.com with your story.

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Staff Sgt. Joshua Z. Beale (U.S. Army photo)

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