Employer Partners

Our employers understand the value of transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses and that they represent the best this country has to offer.

Onward to Opportunity is designed to build awareness of the soft and hard skills necessary to succeed in different industries while also making the crucial first connection with employers in these industries that are eager to hire veterans. Participants work one-on-one with a Transition Specialist from Hire Heroes USA to refine their resume, practice for interviews and receive additional coaching on how to start a successful career. For graduates of O2O who successfully complete the program’s requirements, a Transition Specialist at hire Heroes USA matches and guides the graduate through the interview process with the program’s employer partners. 

This program benefits employer partners by engaging transitioning military and spouse talent earlier in the recruitment pipeline that’s trained to meet their skill needs. 

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Why Become An Employer Partner?

  • Access to a trained, certified and highly qualified talent pool of transitioning service members, military spouses and veterans ready to make a difference
  • Opportunities to engage locally (nationwide) or virtually with program participants
  • Partnership with a program and organization that works closely to integrate with your existing talent acquisition processes
  • Recognition as an O2O Employer Partner alongside other Fortune 500 companies who are committed to hiring transitioning military, veterans and their spouses

Serving Those Who Have Served

We are honored to be an integral part of easing the transition from military to civilian life for our veterans and their families. We invite you to join our efforts to serve those who have served.

If you are an employer interested in hiring the best and the brightest, contact us below to learn more about engaging in the innovative O2O veterans career training and employment program. You can also email the National Program Director, Michael Schoeneck, directly at meschoen@syr.edu.

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Current Partners

We are fortunate to have longstanding relationships with the many private and public sector partners who support the work of the IVMF and programs such as our Onward to Opportunity Program (formerly known as the Veterans Career Transition Program).

24 Hour Fitness, IncFiservPactiv
3M Talent SolutionsFloor & DecorPaloalto
AccentureFlorida BluePenski Staffing
Accenture Federal ServicesFord - Randstad SourcerightPeoples Natural Gas
Action ImportsFortinetPGi
ADPFriedrich Air ConditioningPowerTest
AETNAGavin de Becker & AssociatesPPD
Alliance CareersGlobal Dynamic ConsultingRandstad Sourceright
Amazon USCSGlobal Professional SearchReal Time Software
Army Air Force Exchange ServiceGolden CompassRMH Franchise Holdings
AT&TGrand Hyatt San AntonioSAIC
AWS AmazonHarris JewelrySandTech Solutions
Becton Dickinson & CompanyHarwin Inc.Sears Holdings
Bell EnvironmentalHD SupplySherpa
Booking.comHEB GrocerySodexo
Boston PadsHertrich Family of DealershipsStarbucks Coffee Company
Brand Spirit, IncHertzSTG, Inc.
CACIHewlett Packard EnterpriseSuccess Academy Charter Schools
Cavender AutoHiltonTEKsystems
CGN GlobalHire G.I.The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Chamberlain Advisors(ISC)2The Informatics Applications Group
CieloJCPenneyUltimate Software
CiscoJoerns HealthcareUnisys
Citi BankJohnson-Davis, Inc.USAA
CNF TechnologiesKrispy KremeValdez International Corporation
Colonial LifeLa QuintaValdez International Corporation
ComcastLockheed Martin CorporationVanguard
Comcast WestLonza Biologics, Inc.Verizon
Comerica BankLowe'sVeteran Enterprise Technology Services, LLC (VETS)
Connected Technology, LLCMadSkillsVIA Metropolitan Transit
ConServeManTech International CorporationVirtual Office Solutions
ConvergysMarriott Global Reservation Sales & Customer Care, San AntonioVivint Solar
Cushman & WakefieldMcKesson CorporationWashington Nationals Baseball Club
CVS HealthMetLifeWellMed
CyberFlow AnalyticsMGM Resorts InternationalWells Fargo
Dahill 'A Xerox Company'NDGWhataburger
DellNetAppWhere Opportunity Knox
EffectureNew York Life Insurance CompanyWilliams Sonoma Supply Chain
EntelligenceNfrastructureWindstreaWilliams-Sonoma Customer Carem Communications
Enterprise HoldingsNorthern Federal Credit UnionWorld IT Solutions, LLCWindstream Communications
ESPNorthwestern Mutual - San AntonioWorld Pay World IT Solutions, LLCResiduals
Fairfield ResidentialnThrive (MedAssets)WorldwideWorld Pay Residuals Technology Advanced Solutions
FDMOld Chicago Pizza & TaproomAdvanced Solutions space Group
FedEx OfficeOpen SquareWyle-Aerospace Group
Finish LineOracle
Onward to opportunity graduate Robert Tyson.

“The coursework was tremendously helpful and it was a very comprehensive program. During my transition I decided a lot of academic achievements were what I wanted to do next.”

Military Installation: Fort Bragg, NC
Project Management Professional (PMP) Graduate
Technical Advisor, Northrop Grumman

Robert Tyson

Master Sergeant, US Army

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