Bethesda, Md.-based security giant Lockheed Martin is filling 1,000 jobs a year with military veterans and has expanded its recruiting efforts.
Dedicated recruiters invite vets to face-to-face interviews with hiring managers and to participate in monthly online chats about employment opportunities.
About 20% of Lockheed Martin’s 126,000 employees are U.S. military veterans.
In 2005, the organization created a dedicated military employment outreach team whose sole focus is support for transitioning veterans. The group has launched a Transitioning Military Careers website, hired a military relations recruiting team made up of veterans, hosts biweekly chat sessions for military people who are transitioning into other jobs and participates in more than 200 military and Wounded Warrior hiring events each year.
Contact: Rob Fuller, (301) 897-6195.