Quarterly Jobs Report: 100,000 Jobs Mission Hires 92,869 Veterans through Third Quarter 2013

  Quarterly Jobs Report: 100,000 Jobs Mission Hires 92,869 Veterans through
  Third Quarter 2013

Coalition Grows to 121 Companies

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 22, 2013

The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its members have collectively
hired 92,869 U.S. military veterans through the third quarter of 2013. This
private sector initiative was launched in early 2011 by JPMorgan Chase and ten
other companies with the goal to collectively hire at least 100,000 veterans
by the year 2020. Since then, the coalition has grown to 121 companies that
represent almost every sector of the U.S. economy.

“Our coalition has made great progress,” said Maureen Casey, Director of
Military and Veterans Affairs at JPMorgan Chase. “But the 100,000 Jobs Mission
is much more than a number. We are committed to positioning veterans for
long-term success and sharing best practices.”

And the companies did just that at their quarterly meeting last week hosted by
Lockheed Martin in Arlington, Va. The meeting focused on bridging the
knowledge gap between civilian and military cultures and breaking down
barriers to employment. Company representatives also divided into working
groups that focused on several important topics including talent sharing among
100,000 Jobs Mission members through its Veteran Talent Exchange, hiring
military spouses and launching business resource groups.

“By working together and sharing best practices, the 100,000 Jobs Mission
companies are deepening the level of understanding of the challenges veterans
face when they enter the civilian workforce,” added Casey. “This has been
critical in helping veterans understand their own skills and businesses
understand the tremendous value military-experienced employees bring to their
companies.”

Another recent 100,000 Jobs Mission development has been the creation of the
Veteran Talent Exchange (VTX), an employer-led web tool that facilitates the
sharing and referral of veteran career profiles among 100,000 Jobs Mission
members. Military and veteran job seekers and their spouses can join the
Veteran Talent Exchange by going towww.VTX.jobsor by accessing it
throughwww.100000JobsMission.com.AT&T, a founding member of the 100,000 Jobs
Mission, is leading the Veteran Talent Exchange effort.

About the 100,000 Jobs Mission

Launched in 2011, the 100,000 Jobs Mission is a coalition of 121 companies
committed to hiring at least 100,000 U.S. military veterans by 2020. The
coalition's companies have collectively hired 92,869 veterans through the
third quarter of 2013. For more information on the 100,000 Jobs Mission, visit
www.100000JobsMission.com.

Contact:

Media:
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Shannon O’Reilly, 212-270-0563
shannon.oreilly@jpmchase.com
or
Tim Keefe, 302-552-0529
tim.keefe@chase.com
 
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