6 Companies Hiring Vets And Spouses Into Entry-Level Management Roles Now

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U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Nathaniel Spencer

Numerous Hirepurpose partner companies have industry-leading training programs or entry-level opportunities that will eventually lead to long and exciting careers. These military-friendly companies have locations all over the United States, and since many of them don’t require applicants to have four-year degrees, they’re perfect for transitioning service members, veterans, and student vets. Take a look.


As a market-leading producer of glass-fiber technology, Owens Corning is dedicated to making the world a safer place. Based in Ohio, Owens Corning is currently seeking veterans and transitioning service members with engineering, operations or business backgrounds. If you are a veteran with a degree who enjoys a challenge, then you should look into this company.

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Coca-Cola requires a four-year degree for some of its entry-level positions, but not all. The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, providing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. In fact, Coca-Cola has the strongest portfolio of brands in the nonalcoholic beverage industry, featuring 20 brands that each generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales.  

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Walgreens is one of the nation’s top pharmacies and wellness and beauty companies. Walgreens is currently looking for military personnel and spouses to fill their store manager-in-training positions. The company provides in-depth leadership training through their two-year program that will equip interested candidates with the experience to move into higher levels of retail management.

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Avis Budget Group directly operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. The company boasts a staff of 30,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

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Comerica Bank has great entry-level roles that require specific degrees, as well as entry-level roles that only require several classes in accounting. In other words, Comerica offers fantastic opportunities in the banking industry for any motivated individual who is able to knock out a couple of community college-level accounting classes.

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CVS Health is a pharmacy innovation company with a simple and clear purpose: helping people on their path to better health. As part of their commitment to supporting the nation’s military, CVS Health is taking part in the Joining Forces initiative. This White House program asks companies to give service members and their families job opportunities and support.

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