Former service men and women who are aiming to make a transition from military to civilian life have a variety of required traits that should earn them decent jobs with potential employers. G.I Jobs magazine recently listed top military friendly employers. The listing is on the basis of the rate of new military hires, spouse support and compensation, insurance coverage, retention of military veterans and location. Consider the following organization when looking for an employer.
Combined Insurance Company of America is an international company providing supplementary insurance, life, accident, disability and health insurance products. The company bases its operations in Europe, United States, Canada, Latin America and the Pacific. It also has agents in every state.
USAA offers a variety of financial products to military members and their families. The association was formed by Army officers as a mutual insurance company to serve other military members. Today, it serves both current and ex-military, associates and their families.
Baker Hughes is an international oilfield services company currently operating in over 90 countries. The company specializes in oil and gas products. As an international company, Baker Hughes appreciates former military members’ service and hires them from across the world.
Another company that appreciates former military member is the Union Pacific Corporation. This company is one of United States’ leading transportation companies. Union Pacific takes pride in hiring veterans despite your work in the military.
This security services company provides services in a range of markets including commercial real estate, chemical and petrochemical, defense and aerospace, healthcare, colleges, universities and transportation. AlliedBarton Security is honored to hire veterans, their families and caregivers.
Similar to Union Pacific Corporation, this is also a rail transportation company in America. Its operations extend to Ontario and Quebec provinces of Canada. CSX Corporation has a long standing commitment to honor military veterans and former service men.
J.B. Hunt Transport Company is a transportation logistic and trucking company providing safe and reliable carriage services to a broad customer base in the United States, Canada and Mexico. J.B Hunt has a section on their website dedicated to helping veterans and their families.
Schneider National is also a transportation logistics company offering truckload services, supply chain management, intermodal brokerage, bulk, regional and port logistics services throughout North America and China. Schneider National has an Apprenticeship Program with the Department of Veterans Affairs to help ex-service men.
ManTech International Corporation delivers information technology services to the government and its customers and aids in defense, law enforcement, administration and other fields. This billion dollar company hires military veterans especially those with a background in information technology.
Verizon communication is the leading 4G LTE network in America that offers communications services and innovative network solutions. This company helps veterans and their spouses to find job opportunities.
There are numerous other companies that hire ex-military and care for their families. Some of them include Engility, Booz Allen Hamilton, First Command Financial Services and many others.
Are you a former member of the armed services trying to adjust to civilian life? What has your experience of finding a job been like? Your thoughts and comments below…