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. In 2012, Edward Jones nationally launched FORCES , a program that provides tailored training and a compensation package designed to make the transition to a career in financial services more attractive to veterans.

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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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Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

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A Strong Workplace Has Veteran Employees Who Deliver Results (The Superstars) via GIPHY Does your workplace have a LeBron James, Tom Brady, or Derek Jeter? In his first year as a starting quarterback in 2018, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes brought the Chiefs to the brink of the Super Bowl, while setting NFL records. Sports are a great distraction from everyday life. As a fan, there's nothing more thrilling than when your favorite team wins a championship.

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