The Hilton business recently announced that it had achieved its Operation Opportunity target of hiring 30,000 veterans, military spouses, and caregivers during the past six years.
Hilton has promised to expand its goal to 25,000 additional veterans, spouses, and caregivers by 2025, according to a press release.
In addition, Operation Opportunity initiative also has other initiatives including:
- Employment Readiness: Supporting veterans and spouses with re-training opportunities, virtual and physical career fairs as well as virtual sessions for resume and interview tips.
- Corporate Responsibility: Committing to community service projects and in-kind donations with military-related organizations.
- Perks and Benefits: Enhancing military leave benefits and military discounts and promotions for military guests and Team Members.
- Military Friendly Culture: Providing resources for veterans who are transitioning to the civilian workforce, providing online community forums and an internal transfer system for military spouses.
“We will do everything we can to create a smooth transition to the civilian workforce, and support the growth and development of our veteran, spouse, and caregiver team members so they can build meaningful careers here at Hilton,” Matt Schuyler, Hilton’s chief human resources officer said.
To position military hires for success, Hilton also offers additional extensive resources and support programs, including reserve pay benefits, a flexible work environment, on-the-job training, a dedicated Military Team Member Resource Group, .v.v., and special recognitions for veterans and military spouses.
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