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Hilton Achieves Ambitious Hiring Pledge and Expands US Military Commitment

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McLean, Va. – Hilton today announced that it has achieved its Operation: Opportunity target of hiring 30,000 veterans, military spouses and caregivers over the past six years across hotels, corporate offices and work-from-home positions in the United States. To celebrate the milestone and honor National Veterans and Military Families Month, Hilton has pledged to build on its reputation as a military-friendly company and expand its commitment to hire 25,000 additional veterans, military spouses and caregivers by 2025. Additionally, it will provide enhanced training and development opportunities and comprehensive benefits truly tailored for the veteran community. Hilton’s hiring commitment remains the largest in the hospitality industry and one of the largest in the U.S. private sector.

“Throughout our first century of hospitality, we have been proud to support our Hilton Team Members and their families who are part of the military community — including welcoming 30,000 veterans, spouses and caregivers over the last six years alone,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, President and CEO of Hilton. “These Team Members have had a huge impact in our business, and we’re thrilled to grow our commitment to this community with our new hiring goal.”

The expanded Operation: Opportunity initiative provides holistic support to U.S. veterans and their families, 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 for organizations such as Team Rubicon, USO, Hidden […]

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