Cleveland, OH, February 20, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Profiles in Diversity Journal recognized 25 of the Most Influential Employers for Veteran Hiring in the magazine’s January/February issue which released this month. The issue honors returning veterans, as well as leading veteran employers and nonprofit organizations that serve and support returning veterans, military personnel, and their spouses.
“In the past 5 years, many organizations across the country have made a commitment to put our veterans to work,” said Kathie Sandlin, the magazine’s editor in chief. “We’ve identified 25 of the companies that are influencing the conversation, either by developing programs and best practices, creating or advancing new tools, or providing the philanthropic support that is helping to level the playing field.”
Among the Most Influential Employers for Veteran Hiring recognized were: 3M Company, Accenture, Amazon, Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Booz Allen Hamilton, CACI International Inc., Capital One, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., Coca-Cola Company, Deloitte LLP, Edward Jones, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Starbucks, Toyota, Union Pacific, UnitedHealth Group, USAA, Verizon, Walgreen Co., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Walt Disney Company
The print version of the January/February issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal is available and the online version of the magazine may be found online at diversityjournal.com.
This month’s issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal also celebrates Black Heritage Month by featuring more than 60 successful, African-American professionals who tell their own stories of overcoming obstacles, achieving success, and giving back to their communities.
Profiles in Diversity Journal is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, higher education, and military sectors. For more than 16 years, Profiles in Diversity Journal has helped to stimulate organizational change by showcasing the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and committed individuals that make it happen.