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5 Jobs In Florida That Veterans Should Explore Today
This week we are highlighting job opportunities with Hirepurpose partner companies located in Florida. With many veterans benefits and programs, the “Sunshine” state is one of the most military-friendly in the nation.
Florida is home to over 1.5 million veterans, the third-largest population of military alumni in the United States, after Texas and California. Taking into account a very reasonable cost of living, an upswing in hiring, a no state income tax, and the beautiful weather, veterans will surely want to explore Florida as an option for their transition to the civilian world.
Military nurses who are looking for a bit of freedom and flexibility will want to check out this per-diem position with Parallon located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As one of the top healthcare staffing firms in the country, Parallon is dedicated to the recruitment and placement of veterans and their family members. Former service members who hold a current state nursing license and have at least one year of experience in an acute-care hospital setting would be ideal candidates for this role.
Enterprise Holdings, a veteran-founded organization that currently employs over 78,000 people nationwide, is looking for a maintenance technician to join its team at the Orlando Airport. Since joining the ranks of the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012, Enterprise Holdings has hired more than 6,000 military veterans and reservists. Transitioning soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who spent their time in the military performing preventative and regular maintenance on motor vehicles will be well matched for this job. A basic familiarity with computers and the ability to provide customer service is also desired.
This part-time position, offered with a leading sales and marketing company, Marketsource, is responsible for sales and brand outreach for Target Mobile. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to build a good rapport with customers and be able to learn wireless product features and benefits in order to help to grow awareness of and increase sales for Target Mobile within the setting of a Target store. This role is perfect for both veterans and military spouses, as there are similar opportunities available in multiple locations across the nation, making the position extremely portable.
Sears Holdings, honored as one of the “Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers” in 2015 by G.I. Jobs, is looking for a merchandising lead in beautiful Oviedo, Florida. Those veterans or military family members who have served in customer-facing roles and who have a knack for logistics will find their skills transferable here. A talent for “all things visual” is also needed to perform merchandise display design and setup tasks.
Noncommissioned and junior officers who served in military occupational specialties such as financial manager, finance officer, financial management resource analyst, financial management technician, finance specialist, or any job that required working with operational numbers and systems will definitely want to check out this position with MetLife. Founded in 1864 to ensure civil war sailors against war-related disabilities, MetLife is a leader in the insurance industry with roots in the military community. They even have a dedicated military veterans network to help those veterans transition to the civilian workforce. If you have a head for numbers, project and process management skills and a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting you will definitely want to check this job out.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Defense has released some information on its revamped approach to vetting and security concerns for foreign military students in the United States.
Some initial information came Friday, a few days before Secretary of Defense Mark Esper's visit to Naval Air Station Pensacola to discuss new vetting and security procedures with installation leadership.
The DoD began its review of those procedures following the Dec. 6 shooting at NAS Pensacola that left three people dead and eight others injured. The gunman, 21-year-old Saudi lieutenant Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a flight student, was fatally shot by an Escambia County sheriff's deputy.
In a Galaxy — err, I mean, on a military base far, far away, soldiers are standing in solidarity with galactic freedom fighters.
Sitting at the top of an Army press release from March 2019, regarding the East Africa Response Force's deployment to Gabon, the photo seems, at first glance, just like any other: Soldiers on the move.
But if you look closer at the top right, you'll find something spectacular: A Rebel Alliance flag.
Three sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower have been charged in connection with the Dec. 17 brawl at a holiday party in Norfolk, Virginia, that was caught on video.
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed U.S. President Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran's latest standoff with Washington.
U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood dismissed the reward as "ridiculous", telling reporters in Geneva it showed the "terrorist underpinnings" of Iran's establishment.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Swiss officials foiled an apparent spying operation by Russians posing as plumbers in Davos, site of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, a newspaper reported on Tuesday, but police did not confirm key details of the account.
The report in the Tages-Anzeiger newspaper said the two Russians were checked by Swiss police in August last year in the ski resort, which is hosting the WEF gathering of the global business and political elite this week. The pair presented diplomatic passports and left the country, the paper said.