Veterans need a 'brand' in order to get jobs
In honor of Memorial Day, Wal-Mart is touting it's hiring program called the Welcome Home Commitment. The retailer has hired more than 42,000 veterans nationally and is on pace to reach its goal of 100,000 within five years. In Colorado alone, more than 1,000 veterans have been hired through this program. In addition, the Wal-Mart Foundation will invest an additional $20 million through 2019 to support veteran employment and transition programs.
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