The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that unemployment among military veterans is historically lower than the average population. Valpak is hoping to help change those statistics.
In support of the Vow to Hire Veterans Act, Valpak is planning to hire 100 veterans to join its sales force by 2013, as well as offer incentives to vets wanting to start a business through its franchise program, part of the International Franchise Association’s “Operation Enduring Opportunities” initiative.
“Veterans possess the key skills and attributes needed for success: leadership, teamwork, quick reactions, problem solving, courage and integrity,” says Rick McElwain, VP of network sales development at Valpak. Read more.