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Editor’s Note: The following story highlights career opportunities with MetLife. Committed to filling its ranks with talented members of the military community, MetLife is a Hirepurpose client. Learn more here.
If you are a problem-solver who enjoys developing solutions for clients, you should consider a Customer Service position with a company committed to making a difference through every customer experience.
MetLife is currently hiring customer sales representatives in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Charlotte, North Carolina; Dayton, Ohio, and more locations across the United States. Interested in this role? Fill out this form and a member of the Hirepurpose team will contact you directly.
Not sure if it’s for you? Here are five reasons to consider working in customer service:
1. Your days will be busy.
Working in a customer solution center is action-packed, and it’s the kind of role that surprises you when the end of the day arrives. You can expect a busy day, every day, and to be constantly engaged with MetLife customers, helping to craft solutions that fit their needs via phone and email.
2. You won’t bring work home.
You work hard when you’re at work, but when your day is done, it’s done. There’s real work-life balance at MetLife’s call centers - no checking emails, no projects to complete while eating dinner. Your job stays at the office.
3. Good benefits from a company that knows benefits.
MetLife is known for the quality of its benefits, considering it’s a leading global provider of employee benefit plans. This company is also the provider of the Tricare Dental Program for veterans. In a sense, MetLife seeks to set the example for others to follow when it comes to taking care of their employees and customers.
4. Job stability.
MetLife is one of the largest global providers of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management, meaning it has customer solution centers all across the country. For 147 years, MetLife has been helping people pursue more from life. This is a stable, successful industry leader that can provide stability and growth for a post-military career.
5. A strong veteran and spouse support network.
MetLife’s internal veterans network provides a forum for mentoring, outreach, and support for the military-veteran family. As a veteran or a spouse of a veteran, you will have the opportunity to participate and interact with colleagues who share your background and expertise.
Come be part of a team that helps impact the lives of its customers.
To find opportunities with MetLife, please visit Hirepurpose’s jobs site.
‘Take what’s inside and get it outside’ — Air Force psychologist reminds airmen of mental health resources
Kirtland Air Force Base isn't much different from the world beyond its gates when it comes to dealing with mental illnesses, a base clinical psychologist says.
Maj. Benjamin Carter told the Journal the most frequent diagnosis on the base is an anxiety disorder.
"It's not a surprise, but I anticipate about anytime in the population in America, about 20% of the population has some form of diagnosable anxiety disorder, and it's no different in the military," he said.
Leading the way among the anxiety disorders, he said, were post-traumatic stress disorder "or something like panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder."
The DNA of a niece and nephew, who never met their uncle, has helped identify the remains of the Kansas Marine who died in WWII.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced that 21-year-old U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Raymond Warren was identified using DNA and circumstantial evidence. Warren had been buried in a cemetery in the Gilbert Islands, where he was killed when U.S. forces tried to take secure one of the islands from the Japanese.
The Battle of Tarawa lasted from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 1943, and claimed the lives of 1,021 U.S. marines and sailors, more than 3,000 Japanese soldiers and an estimated 1,000 Korean laborers before the U.S. troops seized control, the agency said.
Arizona lawmakers are vowing to fight a plan by the Air Force to start retiring some of the nation's fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jets — a major operation at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — as part of a plan to drop some older, legacy weapon systems to help pay for new programs.
U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., a former A-10 pilot, and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., both vowed to fight the move to retire 44 of the oldest A-10s starting this year.
During a press briefing last week, Air Force officials unveiled plans to start mothballing several older platforms, including retiring some A-10s even as it refits others with new wings.
MOSCOW/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea, whose leader Kim Jong Un was filmed riding through the snow on a white stallion last year, has spent tens of thousands of dollars on 12 purebred horses from Russia, according to Russian customs data.
Accompanied by senior North Korean figures, Kim took two well-publicized rides on the snowy slopes of the sacred Paektu Mountain in October and December.
State media heralded the jaunts as important displays of strength in the face of international pressure and the photos of Kim astride a galloping white steed were seen around the world.
North Korea has a long history of buying pricey horses from Russia and customs data first reported by Seoul-based NK News suggests that North Korea may have bolstered its herd in October.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A high-profile local Taliban figure who announced and justified the 2012 attack on teenage Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has escaped detention, Pakistan's interior minister confirmed a few days after the militant announced his breakout on social media.
Former Pakistani Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan, who claimed responsibility on behalf of his group for scores of Taliban attacks, proclaimed his escape on Twitter and then in an audio message sent to Pakistani media earlier this month.
The Pakistani military, which had kept Ehsan in detention for three years, has declined to comment but, asked by reporters about the report, Interior Minister Ijaz Shah, said: "That is correct, that is correct."
Shah, a retired brigadier general, added that "you will hear good news" in response to questions about whether there had been progress in hunting down Ehsan.