|[July 03, 2014]
Continuum Veterans Foundation Helps 81 Veterans Secure Civilian Jobs through Hire Heroes USA
BOSTON & ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Veterans Foundation, helping returning troops find jobs in the IT
industry, has confirmed that with a donation of $50,000 last November, Hire
Heroes USA provided career coaching, resume revision and networking
assistance to 142 transitioning troops, veterans and spouses, and
confirmed 81 hired in civilian jobs. With the donation, the Continuum
Veterans Foundation committed to helping at least 50 veterans finds jobs
in 2014. Hire Heroes USA has well surpassed its goal with still half the
"We are happy to have helped so many veterans in their quest to
transition from military service to the civilian workforce through the
support of the Continuum Veterans Foundation," said Brian
Stann, President and CEO of Hire Heroes USA. "Continuum sets a
notable example of supporting our troops after their dedicated service
to our country, and at a time when they need help identifying and
expressing their value and skillsets to prospective employers. We look
forward to continuing our mission in supporting our veterans and their
spouses with the support of the Continuum Veterans Foundation."
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Hire Heroes USA is dedicated to creating job
opportunities for U.S. military veterans and their spouses through
personalized employment training and corporate engagement. Hire Heroes
USA's primary goal is to lower the veteran unemployment rate, measured
by the organization's ability to help veterans and their spouses gain
employment by empowering them with the skills to successfully represent
themselves on their resume, when delivering their value proposition and
In July 2012, the Continuum Veterans Foundation was established by
Continuum, the technology industry's only channel-exclusive provider of
fully integrated managed IT services solutions, to provide financial
support to local and national charities focusing on helping veterans
find jobs in IT. Continuum is the primary donor to the Continuum
Veterans Foundation with a percentage of revenue from its Service
Desk going to the Foundation. As well, Continuum provides
preferential consideration in hiring veterans at the company.
"We believe it is essential for successful companies to stand for a
purpose beyond revenue and to support causes far greater than itself,"
George, CEO at Continuum. "Continuum is committed to hiring veterans
and calls upon other U.S. businesses to do the same. Uniquely skilled,
veterans come with commitment, adaptability and loyalty, and because of
their service to our country and preserving our freedom and
independence, they deserve great opportunity. We are delighted that our
investment in Hire Heroes USA has helped so many veterans transition to
non-military jobs, and we look toward a hopeful future for our veterans."
Hire Heroes USA assisted veterans with career transition primarily
through its online and telephone coaching program as well as its
in-person Warrior Transition Workshops. For more information on Hire
Heroes USA, visit: https://www.hireheroesusa.org/.
On Twitter (News - Alert), follow @HireHeroesUSA.
Today, an interview with Brian Stann is airing on MSPradio,
Continuum's weekly radio
program, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. To listen, visit: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/msp-now/id762673425.
Continuum is paying tribute to U.S. veterans around the world this
Independence Day through a special video at: http://cvf.continuum.net/.
About Hire Heroes USA
Founded in 2005, Hire Heroes USA is a national, nonprofit organization
headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. Hire Heroes USA is dedicated to
creating job opportunities for U.S. military veterans and their spouses
through personalized employment training and corporate engagement. Hire
Heroes USA has gained national recognition for its comprehensive
"recruitment to placement" continuum of veteran assistance and corporate
engagement, resulting in two veterans confirmed hired every day. For
more information, visit www.hireheroesusa.org
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About Continuum Veterans Foundation
Continuum Veterans Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing
financial support to local and national charities that focus on helping
veterans find jobs. The Foundation was established in 2012 by Continuum
Managed IT Services, the technology industry's only channel-exclusive
provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, directing a
portion of the revenue from its Service Desk offerings to select
nonprofit veteran organizations. For more information, visit: http://cvf.continuum.net/.
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