Check Out These 3 Exciting Companies That Just Became Hirepurpose Partners

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Made for veterans by veterans, we at Hirepurpose know that transitioning from the military is a big step for service members and their families. That is why we are constantly forging new relationships with military-friendly employers who are looking to leverage the skills and leadership characteristics that our former soldier, sailors, airmen, Marines and military family members have to offer. This week we are highlighting three jobs with new Hirepurpose partners that have joined us in our mission of connecting great veterans with great companies.


1. Operations Claim Assistant in San Ramon, California

Chubb, the 12th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States, is looking for a operations claim assistant to support its dynamic claims team in San, Ramon, California. Known for its commitment to its employees, Chubb is dedicated to recruiting and developing veterans and their family members. This job would be well-suited for those military veterans who served in administrative support specialties such as yeomen, administrative support specialist, or administrative clerk. If you are a veteran who is organized, conscientious, computer savvy, and who has great customer service skills this just might be the job you are looking for.

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2. Information technology roles in multiple locations

Veterans and their family members who are looking for jobs in this modern era know at least something about LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network that exists online today. In order to keep this network of 400 million users running smoothly and on the cutting edge, LinkedIn is currently looking for skilled IT professionals to fill a variety of roles in several locations across the country. Transitioning military men and women who know their way around software development and engineering, data analysis, information assurance, and cyber security should explore these openings. LinkedIn is excited to provide extensive resources to veterans, including a free, year-long upgrade to their premium job-seeker service, a dedicated veterans page, and access to free online training through Lynda.com.

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3. Systems administrator in Austin, Texas

PayPal, a global provider of online payment and merchant-processing solutions, is looking for a systems administrator to join its team. With a robust military recruiting program, PayPal values the mission-oriented mindset and exceptional skills that our service members carry with them throughout their lives. Those veterans who have at least five years of systems administration experience and a familiarity with Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) infrastructure are perfect for this role. Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills are also necessary to be successful in the position.

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The truce, announced on Thursday by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after talks in Ankara with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, sets out a five-day pause to let the Kurdish-led SDF militia withdraw from an area controlled by Turkish forces.

The SDF said air and artillery attacks continued to target its positions and civilian targets in Ral al Ain.

"Turkey is violating the ceasefire agreement by continuing to attack the town since last night," SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali tweeted.

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