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Hire Heroes USA Confirms 54 Veterans Hired in One Week

Hire Heroes USA, a 501 c(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans transform their military service into civilian success, has confirmed a total of 90 veterans hired in the past two weeks, including 54 during the week ending 23 August. The organization is on track to exceed over 1,500 confirmed hires in 2014.

 

 

Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014

 

Hire Heroes USA, a 501 c(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans transform their military service into civilian success, has confirmed a total of 90 veterans hired in the past two weeks, including 54 during the week ending 23 August. The organization is on track to exceed over 1,500 confirmed hires in 2014.

 

Hire Heroes USA team members assist nearly 150 transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses each week through personalized, one-on-one career coaching. Trained transition specialists, over 80% who are veterans themselves, work with veterans to create resumes that translate their military experience into civilian terms, and develop effective job search, job application and interviewing techniques. Through program improvements, the organization has maintained this individualized model of service while decreasing the cost per hire 21% over the past year, from $2,861 to less than $2,250.

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Injuries Can’t Keep These Warriors Down

Wounded veterans joined a former president for the annual W100K bike ride in the Texas countryside

By Karl Rove – May 7, 2014

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They came to ride mountain bikes in Central Texas last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Most of the 16 riders had never met, but all had suffered grievous combat injuries, traveled difficult paths to recovery, and demonstrated incredible character. These Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans rode in the Bush Institute’s fourth annual W100K, hosted by former President George W. Bush to honor wounded warriors and draw attention to groups promoting physical activity as a vital aid to their healing.

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Altria Group Awards Hire Heroes USA $550,000 Grant

 

Three-Year Contribution Plan to Fund Veteran Career Transition Programs

 

ALPHARETTA, Ga. January 13, 2013 — In their continued dedication to support programs that enrich communities, Altria Group has awarded Hire Heroes USA a three year $550,000 grant to fund its veteran career transition programs and services. Hire Heroes USA is a national nonprofit organization that provides dedicated, personal assistance to transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses in order to overcome barriers to employment.

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Local nonprofit ‘translates’ veterans’ experience into job success

BY JILL VEJNOSKA – THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

 

When James Wyche left the military last December, he brought along some impressive credentials:

 

Twenty years in the U.S. navy as a hospital corpsman, handling everything up to minor surgery. Two advanced degrees — an MBA and a master’s in health care management — acquired during multiple tours in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East.

 

And perhaps the biggest plus for potential civilian employers: a soldier’s sense of discipline and commitment.

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Continuum Veterans Foundation Donates $50,000 to Hire Heroes USA

BOSTON & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Continuum Veterans Foundation, helping returning troops find jobs in the IT industry, donated $50,000 to Atlanta, Georgia-based Hire Heroes USA, an organization dedicated to creating job opportunities for U.S. military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement. The Continuum Veterans Foundation was established by Continuum, the technology industry’s only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed services, in July 2012 to provide financial support to local and national charities that focus on helping veterans find jobs.

 

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ACTIVISION’S CALL OF DUTY™ ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES HIRE HEROES USA AS SECOND ORIGINAL RECIPIENT OF ‘SEAL OF DISTINCTION AWARD’

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Award Recognizes Most Effective, Efficient Nonprofits in Veteran Job Placement

 

Santa Monica, CA – September 6, 2013 – The Call of Duty Endowment today announced Atlanta, Georgia-based Hire Heroes USA as the second original recipient of the ‘Seal of Distinction’ award. The Endowment’s
‘Seal of Distinction’ award program is aimed at highlighting nonprofit organizations that have proven to be the most effective and efficient at placing veterans into high quality careers.
Hire Heroes USA has already completed a thorough analysis to certify their effective, efficient service to our veterans, which led to their selection as an original recipient of the award.

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Brian Stann Featured on the September Issue of Muscle & Fitness Magazine

Marine Captain and Silver Star recipient Brian Stann graces the cover of the September 2013 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. The former MMA champion spoke with M&F about his service in Iraq, his hardcore training regiment, and his world-class career as a mixed martial artist. Stann also spoke extensively about his work as CEO for Hire Heroes USA, a non-profit organization that helps military veterans find work once they have left the service.

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MedAssets Hire Heroes USA 5K ‘Race for Heroes’ Raises Over $100,000 to Help Create Job Opportunities for U.S. Military Veterans

ATLANTA (June 21, 2013) – MedAssets, Inc. and Hire heroes USA hosted its first annual 5K ‘Race for Heroes’ on Saturday morning, June 15, 2013 in Alpharetta, Georgia, and by all accounts it was an amazing success.

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Carl Meyer to Golf 100 Holes for Our Heroes

ALPHARETTA, Ga. June 12, 2013 – Continuing his yearly fundraising event and dedication to helping the men and women of the US Armed Forces, Carl Meyer will celebrate Independence Day by hosting the 6th annual 100 Holes for Our Heroes fundraiser benefitting Hire Heroes USA. Hire Heroes is a national nonprofit organization that is committed to serving our nation’s veterans through personalized employment training and corporate engagement.

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Hire Heroes USA Welcomes Newest Board Member, Marshall Lauck

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Hire Heroes USA is pleased to announce the newest member to its Board of Directors, Marshall Lauck, Chief Operating Officer of JWT Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston. Marshall brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience through his military experience and brand management background to Hire Heroes USA.

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