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These 7 Companies In The Southeast Are Hiring Vets Right Now
You may be a big fan of the SEC and mild winters, or perhaps you appreciate superior barbecue — whatever your reason is, you’ve decided that the Southeast is the place for you. Hirepurpose partners with 100-plus companies across the United States — with many options in the southeastern states of Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. If you’re a transitioning service member or veteran seeking a job in one of these sunnier states, check out these seven Hirepurpose partners with job openings in the Southeast.
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 who are located in the southeast to fill their various open opportunities. Veterans with military specialties in maintenance, engineering, logistics and production concepts will find their expertise and experience in high-demand.
MetLife, one of the nation’s top insurance companies, is a great place for veterans to get their feet wet or advance their business skills in the insurance industry. MetLife has a strong tradition of supporting both active and former military service members who have protected and served the nation. The company was founded in 1864 to protect Civil War soldiers and sailors against wartime wounds, accidents and sickness. MetLife is actively seeking veterans looking to relocate or who currently live in North Carolina for their Act2 program, which is a 10-week paid internship in which individuals can assess if they’re ready to restart or change their careers — all the while gaining new tools to realize their professional and personal potential.
AlliedBarton Security Services — a security company with over 60,000 employees and 120 offices — serves thousands of clients with varying levels of protection. Recruiting former service members with security clearances and expertise is an important part of the company’s ability to provide the high level of security services that their customers expect. Military investigators, policemen, and intelligence officers will be right at home on the AlliedBarton team as armed and unarmed security officers, vehicle patrolmen, and security specialists. Full, part, and flexible time jobs are available for candidates with a professional appearance, friendly demeanor and the ability to maintain safety in high-stress situations.
PwC is one of the world’s largest professional services firms with over 750 locations throughout 150+ plus countries. PwC has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers since 2011 by G.I. Jobs Magazine as well as a Military Times’ Best For Vets Employer in 2016. Veterans interested in pursuing a career in audit or tax should consider applying for the various opportunities available throughout the southeast.
Adecco, the world’s leading staffing agency, has developed the Adecco Military Alliance, a partnership between Adecco and military installations around the country to recruit and hire military spouses and veterans. Aspects of the program include a variety of transition services from resume enhancement to career counseling. Adecco is also a proud supporter of the Army Reserve Private Public Partnership, Hiring Our Heroes, and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. The company offers opportunities for all types of people and include medical, technical, administrative, banking, manufacturing, accounting, computer science, facilities management positions, and much more. Adecco is a great place to start for both veterans and their family members who are looking for temp-to-hire, permanent, or contract positions.
Yum! Brands encompasses many fast-food restaurants you have likely patronized many times — think big names like Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell. With locations almost everywhere, you can apply for many types of roles that range from food service to corporate level opportunities at one of the headquarters locations — or you could apply for positions in finance, logistics, management and operations.
Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s oldest specialized staffing firm, working to match individuals with positions in organizations operating in all industries. Linking veterans with companies from startups to Fortune 1000 companies, Robert Half’s history of supporting veterans and their families is second to none. Current job openings with Robert Half range from temporary to full time — and the company also specializes in placing veteran job seekers in contract and flexible roles. Military vets of all backgrounds and ranks will be able to find something to match their experience, skills, and education level. Opportunities include inventory management, information technology, business or financial management, customer service, and sales engineering. Robert Half also offers excellent employee training and development, making the company an ideal choice for veterans leaving their uniforms behind.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.
A special operations Marine is due in court on March 7 after being arrested last year for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Task & Purpose has learned.
Staff Sgt. Daniel Christopher Evans was arrested and charged with assault inflicting serious injury on July 29, 2018, according to Jennifer Dandron, a spokeswoman for police in Wilmington, North Carolina. Evans is currently assigned as a Critical Skills Operator with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, according to the Marine Corps Personnel Locator.
Following Trump's inauguration, some supporters of ground combat integration assumed he would quickly move to reinstate a ban on women in jobs like the infantry. When this did not happen, advocates breathed a collective sigh of relief, and hundreds of qualified women charted a course in history by entering the newly opened occupational fields.
So earlier this week when the Wall Street Journal published an editorial against women in ground combat by conservative political commentator Heather Mac Donald, the inclination of many ground combat integration supporters was to dismiss it outright. But given Trump's proclivity to make knee jerk policy decisions in response to falling approval ratings and the court's tradition of deference to the military when it comes to policies affecting good order and discipline, it would be unwise to assume the 2016 lifting of the ban on women in ground combat is a done deal.
R. Lee Ermey was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday.
Best known for his iconic role as the Marine Corps drill instructor Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in the war drama Full Metal Jacket, Ermey died April 15, 2018 at age 74 due to complications from pneumonia, Task & Purpose previously reported.
The U.S. Air Force has two of its most elite aircraft — the B-2 Spirit bomber and the F-22 Raptor — training together in the Pacific, reassuring America's allies and sending a warning to strategic competitors and adversaries about the sheer power the U.S. brings to the table.
These stunning photos show the powerful aircraft tearing across the Pacific, where the U.S. has increasingly found itself facing challenges from a rising China.