100,000 Jobs Mission Hires 18,249 Veterans in First Half of 2012
17 Jul, 2012, New York
Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of 51 companies committed to hiring at least 100,000 veterans by 2020, collectively hired 18,249 veterans through June 30, 2012. This number is up from 6,606 veterans hired through the end of December 2011 when the coalition was 21 companies.
"Cushman & Wakefield is honored to be a founding partner of this coalition," said Joyce Phillips, Global Head of Human Resources for Cushman & Wakefield. "We are absolutely supportive and view this as an important initiative for us. I am proud of our commitment to hiring the best from all facets of diverse backgrounds, inclusive of those who have served."
The 100,000 Jobs Mission was launched in March 2011 by 11 companies - including Cushman & Wakefield - and has grown to 51 companies in one year. 100,000 Jobs Mission members are committed to hiring veterans, reporting results and sharing best practices on recruiting, hiring, training, assimilating and retaining veterans. The 100,000 Jobs Mission is focused on expanding the coalition with other companies committed to providing employment opportunities for transitioning military members and veterans.
In 2012, the following companies joined the coalition: ACADEMI, Anheuser-Busch, Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Enterprise Holdings, Ernst & Young LLP, Fidelis, Frontier Communications, IBM, Johnson Controls, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Orbis, Inc., Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Swift Transportation, Target, Time Warner, Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS), Toys"R"Us, Inc. and United Health Group.
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Members of the 100,000 Jobs Mission
7-Eleven, ACADEMI, Alelo, Alorica, Anheuser-Busch, AstraZeneca, AT&T, Avis Budget Group, Bristol-Myers, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., CA Technologies, CGI, Chase, Cisco Systems Inc., Combined Insurance, Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), Cushman & Wakefield, Delta Air Lines, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, EMC Corporation, Enterprise Holdings, Ernst & Young LLP, Enterprise Holdings, Fidelis, Frontier Communications, IBM, Iron Mountain Incorporated, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JetBlue, Lockheed Martin, ManTech International Corporation, Merck, Modis, Nielsen, NCR Corporation, Orbis, Inc., Pitney Bowes, Ports America, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Solar City, Swift Transportation, T&M Protection Resources, LLC, Target, Tectron, Time Warner, Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS), Toys"R"Us, Inc., Tyco International, United Health Group, Universal Health Services, Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and WellPoint, Inc.
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