Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Hilton to Hire 20,000 More Veterans

CNBC ^ | April 26, 2017 | Jason Gewirtz

Hilton announcing this morning it will hire 20,000 veterans in the next two and a half years. The hiring spree will target each part of the hotel giant's operations from headquarters, to regional offices right on to the hotels themselves.

In a statement released this morning the company's chief human resources officer Matt Schuyler said "Our message to our veteran Team Members is simple: we value the leadership, integrity, teamwork and other skills you bring to the hospitality industry, and Hilton will do everything it can to support you in making a smooth transition to the civilian workforce."

The company began a program in 2013 to increase its hiring of U.S. veterans and was able to sign up 10,000. Today's announcement would bring the number to 30,000 by the year 2020.

The company was founded by Conrad Hilton who was a veteran of World War 1 serving in France....
(Excerpt) Read more at cnbc.com ...