A spouse’s employment status can make a big impact on transitioning from active duty to civilian life, according to a 2017 survey by BlueStar Families. Yet fewer than half (47%) of military spouses are currently employed1.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that the company has hired more than 206,000 veterans and promoted more than 30,000 to roles with higher pay and greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013. The commitment guarantees a job offer to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran who has separated from service since the commitment was announced on Memorial Day 2013. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal to hire 250,000 veterans by 2020.*
Reaffirms the US firm’s and Foundation’s commitment to supporting veterans’ transition into the workforce
NEW YORK, November, 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today, on Veterans Day, The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. has announced a $5 million donation for a series of grants to support US veterans and their families over the next five years. The grants will provide scholarships for education as well as support with the transition to the workforce. This announcement coincides with PwC US being named as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® for the fifth year in a row.
When Dekiema Pogue learned that her husband, a Petty Officer Second Class in the U.S. Navy, had been given orders for a change of station from their home in Norfolk, Va. to Jacksonville, Fla., her first thought was about her family.
But her second thought was about her job at Bank of America.
Company commits to hiring veterans and military spouses as part of expanded "Joining Forces" initiative
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was among several national companies represented at an event hosted today by President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr.