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.