There is no doubt that the U.S. military is a great training ground for people who like to work with their hands and fix things. You’ve done it under adverse conditions, in terrible climates, with hostiles nearby, and officers and NCOs who set the highest possible — or even impossible! — standards. You diagnose problems and you provide solutions. And you do it well. These companies would like to hire you to do it for them.


Baxter International Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential medical products. Recognizing the experience and dedication veterans bring to the workplace, Baxter actively recruits military personnel transitioning to the business world. Their range of career opportunities provides a vast array of possibilities for matching veterans with the right role.

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Alcon is a global leader in eye care, developing and manufacturing innovative medicines and devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs.The company was named one of the top 25 Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Programs by Victoria Media in 2015.


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Former soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who spent their military tours focusing on mechanical concepts, maintenance, and engineering tasks will find their skills transferrable to the jobs that Johnson Controls is looking to fill right now. Known for its military-friendly culture, Johnson Controls has pledged to hire veterans as member of the Veterans Jobs Mission coalition.

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Nestlé Purina aims to make discoveries that better the lives of pets everywhere through the highest-quality production of pet food, snacks and litter. Recently, ranked Purina number three on their 2015 Best Places to Work — an Employees’ Choice Award list. The company believes military skills are adaptable, matched with discipline and rooted within an excellence orientation that makes for a perfect fit at Purina.

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Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. The company values military experience and skills, and offers a wide range of unique opportunities for military personnel interested in joining their mission — from design engineering and manufacturing to field sales and service.

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