Veterans CSR News

Veterans Help Us Be Our Best

By Laura Knutson
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Imagine you sign up to serve your country at age 18. You go to boot camp and push your physical and mental limits to an extreme. You spend years on a ship. Maybe you serve in a war zone.

You come home, start a family, get deployed again. Months later, you’re back at your local grocery store, trying to readjust to an old lifestyle that’s suddenly foreign.

To many veterans, this transition back to the civilian world is no easy feat. And at the core is finding a job that fits, which can be the biggest hurdle of all.

Including Veterans in the Drive Toward Workforce Diversity

By Schwanzetta Williams | Director of Talent Acquisition at Smithfield Foods
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Workforce diversity is essential to a company’s success, but inclusion takes into account the perspectives that ALL employees bring to the workplace. With nearly 98% of employers having or implementing “Diversity and Inclusion” initiatives, it is apparent that diversity and inclusion are important for businesses and critical in developing their talent pipeline. Including veterans as a part of the talent pipeline in an integral measure of championing diversity of ideas and thoughts.

Alliance Data Celebrates Veterans Day

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Alliance Data recognizes and celebrates the bravery and sacrifice of veterans every day. We are proud to employ and work with many veterans across our associate groups. Every year on Veterans Day, Alliance Data hosts a flag raising ceremony at company headquarters in Columbus, Ohio to honor all the men and women serving in our military who protect our freedoms and thank them for their service.

Celebrating Veterans Day: How the Army Prepared This Vet for Success at Intel

The military opened a wider world for Jeremy Roy. Intel expanded it.
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Growing up in a small town nestled within Oregon’s lush Umpqua River Valley, Jeremy Roy dreamed of a wide-open future made possible by a college education. Then a teacher told his class that few of them would ever attend college. Not one to give up easily, Jeremy decided to take another path forward. He enlisted in the Army. And inadvertently took his first step toward a future in tech. 

Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Scholarships support students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s two $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families Through Corporate Commitments

By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, CECP
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On Veterans Day, we honor our country’s military veterans who served to protect our freedom and rights. Many of us at CECP have family members and friends who have served or are serving in the military, and in our special salute, we want to highlight the commitment by companies to support military families and veterans.

Saying “Thank You” Through Action. How We Provide Veterans The Post-Military Careers They Deserve.

By Troy Vandenberg
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Many military veterans find themselves in uncharted territory once they begin to transition out of service. A 2012 study conducted by Prudential Financial, Inc., revealed that nearly half of post-9/11 veterans say they are unprepared for the move to the civilian workforce, citing the greatest challenge as finding a job.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Support Veterans with 12th Annual Heroes at Home Program

National program rebuilds homes and community centers for veterans and military families in need
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs and revitalizing our communities, today announced it is teaming up for the 12th consecutive year with Sears on the retailer’s Heroes at Home initiative. Sears Heroes at Home is a collaborative partnership that benefits veterans and their families by making critical repairs to homes nationwide.

Sodexo Scores Among the Highest in the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/  Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15

Employees at Merck are Powered by Inclusion

Company celebrates Diversity & Inclusion during 4th Annual Event
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This month marks the fourth annual Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month at Merck. Throughout the month employees have the opportunity to celebrate and experience first-hand different aspects of diversity and inclusion. 

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