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Kent, a Warehouse Rep in Houston, works to ensure that the proper tools and equipment are available for both Comcast customers and technicians. The Navy Veteran appreciates that his job is very straightforward and physical – traits that speak directly to his military background.
"I was in the Navy for four years. I believe the discipline that comes with working in the military translates to a regimen of getting up early and doing what needs to get done."
As a veteran, you have something special to offer: dedication, perseverance, hands-on problem solving skills and an uncommon drive. Now that you are home, you want a career with a real future. Comcast NBCUniversal is dedicated to making that happen.
We know what it means to serve — thousands of veterans from all walks of former military life have transitioned into the corporate world by joining our diverse team of talented, passionate, and driven professionals. We also know how difficult the civilian job search journey can be. Smart tools like Careers Site and Military Skills Translator help real-life heroes take a leap forward into a building a successful career at Comcast. We invite you to explore the possibilities available to you at the intersection of media + technology.
Comcast NBCUniversal recently committed to hiring 10,000 reservists, veterans and their spouses or domestic partners in conjunction with our partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes initiative.
Between January 2012 and March 2015, Comcast NBCUniversal hired approximately 4,200 veterans, far outpacing the original goal to hire 2,000 veterans by 2015 as part of its ongoing partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes initiative. It is estimated that between 2012 and 2017, approximately 1 million active-duty service members will have separated from service, and Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to helping them find jobs as they enter the civilian workforce.
"We are so grateful for the impressive men and women who served our country to preserve our freedom," said Neil Smit, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable and former Navy SEAL. "The military teaches valuable life lessons about leadership, teamwork and commitment — all skills which are highly transferable and we are excited to bring this new talent to Comcast NBCUniversal."
Comcast became the first national corporate sponsor and founding sponsor of TheBunker Philadelphia, an innovation accelerator for veteran-led businesses. Built by veteran entrepreneurs for veteran entrepreneurs in 2014, The Bunker provides working space, mentors, access to investors, pro-bono services and a community of support to help veteran-led startup companies. Read more about Comcast's involvement with The Bunker.
In February of 2015, Comcast launched a new website called Troop-Greetings.com – which aims to connect deployed U.S. military members with their loved ones back home According to the National Military Family Association, since 9/11, military families have been experiencing longer and more frequent deployments. While Comcast had previously hosted greetings on the Video On Demand platform, the web version of this service allows friends and family of the deployed from all over the country — including those outside of Comcast's cable footprint — to receive greetings from troops overseas. Find out more.
Comcast NBCUniversal earned the 2015 Military Friendly Employers designation and ranked among the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list by GI Jobs magazine. The Top 100 Military Friendly Employers identifies companies who are committed to hiring former military personnel, and are supportive of Reserve/Guard members who are called to active duty. Hear more about the award from Comcast's Delmer "Smokey" Seal.
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