DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an effort to expand the support of transitioning military members in their search to find civilian employment, HonorGuard Network (HGN) and its media affiliate HGNlive is partnering with DirectEmployers Association to connect military service members to available corporate jobs. HGN utilizes its web portal to connect veterans and transitioning military service members directly to corporate partners through the use of HGN's PartnerWindowSM.
"We believe servicemen and women are some of the most qualified candidates for jobs today because of their training, loyalty, hard work ethic and commitment to responsibility. HonorGuard Network is dedicated to making the job search process simple for military members and their families. For our Corporate Partners, we want to provide the most effective forum for helping to educate, promote and ultimately source qualified veterans and/or transitioning military service members utilizing HGN's state of the art job and transition platform," commented Jeff Wohlwend, CEO, HonorGuard Network.
HGN's partnership with DirectEmployers Association and its 600+ corporate members coincides with DirectEmployers goal of connecting companies directly to qualified candidates. Likewise, one of HGN's objectives is to directly connect qualified veterans and transitioning military service members to interested corporations.
"HGN's mission aligns to DirectEmployers objectives to consistently bring value to our membership base. The ability of HGN to promote our corporate members, drive qualified military candidates and assist in federal and local compliance related concerns is of great value to any regional, national and multi-national corporation," states Bill Warren, Executive Director, DirectEmployers Association.
Veterans and transitioning military service members can visit HGN's global jobs and transition portal via smartphones, tablets and desktop/laptops. HGN provides all service members, veterans and their family's direct access to partner job listings along with supplemental job banks and databases. Partner company information, direct job opportunities and videos are available to all HGN users through HGN (www.honorguardnetwork.org) or its media affiliate HGNlive (www.hgnlive.org).
About HonorGuard Network
HonorGuard Network (HGN) was founded on the principle to honor and say "Thank You" to military service members and their families by providing comprehensive job search assistance and transition guidance. The revolutionary one-stop web portal was designed specifically to connect veterans and active military members to corporate employers who share in HGN's vision of showing commitment to our military member's future success in the civilian world.
About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association is a leading nonprofit HR consortium of global employers formed to assist in the sharing of ideas, incorporating of best practices, and research and development of technology where labor practices are concerned. Through this consortium, business standards are shaped and technology is used with respect to the diversity that is reflected in the various cultures embodied in a global workforce. Our recognized expertise in compliance, recruitment and cost effective technology enables our members to reach the largest, most diverse pool of quality job seekers worldwide.
TJ Dunn, HonorGuard Network, 972-418-9999, firstname.lastname@example.org
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