Local Career Event Being Held for Prospective Financial Advisors in the Area

July 2015 — Financial services firm Edward Jones has partnered with Get My Vet a Job to host a hiring event in Chandler, Arizona on July 17 to assist veterans, transitioning military members, spouses, and family members in finding a job. Edward Jones will be recruiting for financial advisors, adding to its workforce of more than 1,500 financial advisors with military experience.

Edward Jones is in its third year of its FORCES program, a comprehensive training and onboarding program designed specifically for transitioning military professionals with no previous financial experience needed. This program offers a unique opportunity for veterans, transitioning military members, National Guard, and Reservists seeking a smooth transition from a military to financial career.   

“We are excited to have such an impactful company that has been recognized as a military-friendly employer at our Get My Vet a Job Career Event,” states Michele Unangst, Founder & CEO of Get My Vet a Job.  “Being named a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com serves as a testament to Edward Jones’ is commitment to providing a diversified workplace. Edward Jones understands the skills, talents, and success that veterans and transitioning military members bring to their positions.”

Event details:
Date: July 17, 10am-3pm PST
Location: Noah’s Event Venue, 2100 E Yeager Drive, Chandler, Arizona

Get My Vet a Job and Edward Jones are cordially inviting job seekers to this career event.

To view details of the FORCES program, go to www.edwardjones.com/forces.

To register for this free career fair go to www.getmyvetajobevent.com. When registering, Get My Vet a Job will provide all Veterans, transitioning military members and spouses attending the job fair, a free resume and video cover letter at the pre-event. Job seekers can also participate in workshops by industry experts in the areas of: interviewing, social media, and job searching.

Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 firm, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 13,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients.  Edward Jones, which ranked No. 6 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2015," is headquartered in St. Louis. Experienced professionals interested in career opportunities can visit edwardjones.com/financial-advisors. Students and recent graduates wanting to explore jobs visit edwardjones.com/students. Member SIPC.

Get My Vet a Job is an employment service company known for matching veterans, transitioning military members, and spouses to the job they want and need. Working directly with companies that are 100% committed to diversity, training, career, and growth.

Media Contact:
Michele Unangst
[email protected]
Gilbert AZ