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As Part of 10,000 Jobs Challenge Convergys Hired 2,655 Veterans and Military Spouses in 2012
<p class='bwalignc'> <b>Convergys Job Offers to Veterans and Military Spouses Comprise More Than One Quarter of Program's National Total; “We are honored,” Convergys CEO Says</b> </p>
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
As Part of 10,000 Jobs Challenge Convergys Hired 2,655 Veterans and Military Spouses in 201208:02 EDT Tuesday, April 23, 2013
CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), the global provider of customer management, today announced that last year it hired 2,655 U.S. military veterans and military spouses as part of its participation in last year's 10,000 Jobs Challenge.
Sponsored by Milicruit, the Military Officers Association of America and the Direct Employers Association, the Jobs Challenge set out to generate 10,000 new, high-quality employment opportunities for veterans and military spouses. The program was successful, with a total of 10,059 veterans and military spouses starting new jobs, Milicruit said. More than twenty-six percent of the individuals hired via the program were hired by Convergys.
Convergys President and CEO Andrea Ayers said, “Convergys is a company built on the strength of our people. We are proud of our current and former service members, as well as the many military families who work with us today.” She continued, “We were thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Milicruit last year and honored that more than 2,500 veterans and military spouses chose to join Convergys. Our company is enhanced by their exceptional work ethic and commitment to providing our clients and their customers with exemplary service.”
“As part of the 10,000 Jobs Challenge we asked companies to step up and make a difference for veterans and military spouses and that's exactly what Convergys did,” said Milicruit founder Kevin O'Brien. “Convergys delivered for the jobs challenge and we know veterans and military spouses will deliver for them.”
Convergys offers site based and work-at-home employment opportunities, both of which can be a great fit for veterans, active military personnel who are making the transition from service to civilian life, and military spouses who need a portable career option that can transfer from base to base.
Convergys continues to focus on hiring veterans and military spouses through participation in monthly virtual career fairs with Veteran Recruiting Services and The Military Spouse Employment Partnership– two organizations which pair national employers with qualified, military-affiliated job seekers.
Those interested in a career with Convergys can apply by going to http://careers.convergysworkathome.com.
As a leader in customer management for over 30 years, Convergys is uniquely focused on helping companies find new ways to enhance the value of their customer relationships and deliver consistent customer experiences across all channels and geographies. Every day, our nearly 75,000 employees help our clients balance the demands of increasing revenue, improving customer satisfaction, and reducing overall cost using an optimal mix of agent, technology, and analytics solutions. Our actionable insight stems from handling billions of customer interactions annually for our clients. Visit www.convergys.com to learn more.
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