CONSHOHOCKEN, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is honored to join the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of companies committed to hiring at least 100,000 U.S. military veterans by 2020.
Launched in March 2011 by eleven major employers, the coalition of private sector companies continues to grow, and through 2012 these organizations collectively hired 52,835 veterans.
"AlliedBarton is excited to be a part of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, as we have made hiring military veterans, reservists, their family members and caregivers a priority within our company," said Jerold Ramos, Director of Strategic Recruiting/Military Liaison, AlliedBarton. "As a member of the coalition, we are able to expand our military hiring efforts, network with more service members looking for careers and share hiring best practices with other members."
AlliedBarton hired more than 4,500 veterans, reservists, national guardsmen and active duty service members in 2012. AlliedBarton's company-wide military hiring program, Hire Our Heroes(SM), www.alliedbarton.com/hireourheroes, is an essential part of their recruiting strategy. AlliedBarton is also proud to be named by G.I. Jobs as a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer and Top Military Friendly Spouse Employer.
The 100,000 Jobs Mission, www.100000jobsmission.com, is a unique grassroots effort originating in corporate America to combat the high unemployment rate among U.S. military veterans, especially those returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. The member companies represent a wide array of industries across the United States.
About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit AlliedBarton.com.