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The civilian job market is always changing, but one thing will remain constant: businesses will always need savvy employees to manage their finances. If you’re looking for an industry that offers endless opportunities and room for growth, then consider breaking into the financial job market.
These six Hirepurpose partner companies are known for their military-friendly hiring practices and have immediate finance-focused openings for veterans and transitioning service members today.
Founded in 1918, TIAA is dedicated to serving the lifelong financial needs of those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental, and research fields. The company recognizes and appreciates the valuable skills and leadership abilities service members gain from the military. Its employee-run veterans employee resource group combined with its participation in the Veterans Jobs Mission and its newly developed veterans mentorship program creates a work atmosphere that military vets will thrive within.
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services. The company is actively looking for military veterans who want to become financial advisor associates. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop a superior foundation to build on through targeted curriculum and will have access to sales and management mentoring.
At Prudential Advisors, the company measures its long-term success on its ability to deliver value for shareholders, meet customer needs, and attract and develop the best talent in its industry. Prudential invests in its financial professionals’ success and offers on-the-job training; a flexible schedule; competitive compensation and benefits; support for licensing exams; and the ability to work on a team to develop innovative solutions that address the diverse needs of its clients.
Wells Fargo and Company is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Veterans with financial services industry experience, through work or military, in one or a combination of the following: corporate banking, corporate lending, consumer banking, consumer lending, business banking, small business, mortgage lending, investments, brokerage, or private banking will want to explore these jobs with Wells Fargo. As a Veterans Jobs Mission coalition member, the company has pledged to hire 20,000 veterans by the year 2020 and is committed to retaining and developing those employees.
Discover, a direct-banking and payment services company, is one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. The company is committed to hiring service members, student veterans, and military spouses into its organization. Veterans with a bachelor’s degree and financial services experience through work or military should explore these jobs with Discover.
Comerica Bank is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, strategically arranged into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. The company embraces and celebrates those who served our country and those who now serve as valued employees to Comerica. They recognize and support the service and sacrifices of veterans, both in and outside of Comerica.
A new trailer for Netflix's Triple Frontier dropped last week, and it looks like a gritty mash-up of post-9/11 war dramas Zero Dark Thirty and Hurt Locker and crime thrillers Narcos and The Town.
The Distinguished Service Cross was made for guys like Sgt. Daniel Cowart, who literally tackled and "engaged...in hand to hand combat" a man wearing a suicide vest while he was on patrol in Iraq.
So it's no wonder he's having his Silver Star upgraded to the second-highest military award.
Drones have been used in conflicts across the globe and will play an even more important role in the future of warfare. But, the future of drones in combat will be different than what we have seen before.
The U.S. military can set itself apart from others by embracing autonomous drone warfare through swarming — attacking an enemy from multiple directions through dispersed and pulsing attacks. There is already work being done in this area: The U.S. military tested its own drone swarm in 2017, and the UK announced this week it would fund research into drone swarms that could potentially overwhelm enemy air defenses.
I propose we look to the amoeba, a single-celled organism, as a model for autonomous drones in swarm warfare. If we were to use the amoeba as this model, then we could mimic how the organism propels itself by changing the structure of its body with the purpose of swarming and destroying an enemy.
The Army has awarded a $575 million contract to BAE Systems for the initial production of its replacement for the M113 armored personnel carriers the service has been rocking downrange since the Vietnam War.
President Donald Trump has formally outlined how his administration plans to stand up the Space Force as the sixth U.S. military service – if Congress approves.
On Tuesday, Trump signed a directive that calls for the Defense Department to submit a proposal to Congress that would make Space Force fall under Department of the Air Force, a senior administration official said.