Edward Jones Hires 336 Military Veterans as Financial Advisors

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Financial services firm Edward Jones announced that, so far in 2013, it has hired 336 military veterans as financial advisors, adding to the roughly 1,500 veterans already employed in this role. The initiative not only provides professional careers to military veterans transitioning into civilian life, but has also proven effective in recruiting highly skilled financial advisors who can provide world-class service to clients.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

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Burns & McDonnell expansion creating 300 new jobs in Kansas City : The company also announced plans for 2,100 new jobs in the next 10 years. Federal Savings Bank brings HQ, 100 jobs to Chicago : The bank, owned and operated by military veterans, is accepting applications for administrative, accounting and finance positions. CSC computes 800 jobs in Bossier City : The company provides IT services to other businesses.

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My September 11th Memory

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On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall. My now ex-husband was just transitioning out of the military and had enrolled in college. My graduation allowed my now ex-husband to leave the military, start a new life and begin his schooling. We had Dish TV with New York City channels because my ex was a big New York Yankees fan.

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