STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Today, Veterans Day, Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) announced it is formally working with the Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces to boost career opportunities for members of the military reserve and veterans. In announcing the partnership, Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier, noted, "Members of the military have a well-earned reputation for leadership, teamwork, accountability and discipline. In addition, many have been in military roles that complement skill sets that Frontier needs, such as information technology, customer service and technical operations."
In saluting the partnership with Frontier, Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, Chief, U.S. Army Reserve, and Commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command, noted, "It's wonderful that Frontier appreciates the value that Military Reservists, their Spouses, and Veterans offer the civilian workplace. Partnering with Frontier will help increase the career opportunities available for our Service men and women, while also providing Frontier access to a pool of highly trained and reliable personnel."
Interested applicants can visit Military Careers to learn more about the company and available positions around the country. "I believe that today Frontier does a solid job of re-employing returning reservists and other military personnel," said Mrs. Wilderotter. "I want us to do even more, especially during these difficult economic and high-unemployment times. Our military men and women were there for us; it's our turn to be here for them."
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index that offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications Access Solutions for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 14,800 employees. It has a 100 percent U.S.-based workforce. Frontier's myfitv offers an extensive library of entertainment content, an easy-to-use site navigation /search function, and national and local TV content. More information is available at www.frontier.com, www.frontier.com/ir and my fitv.
About the Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces
The Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces is a public-private partnership. It provides employers with access to the trained and reliable work force residing in the Reserve Components of the U.S. Military. It also connects Reserve Service members, their Families and Veterans with military-friendly employers who value their skills. The program currently has more than 1,150 Employer Partners representing most major industries. To learn more about how you can become an employer partner or to find employment opportunities in your area, please visit the Employer Partnership on the Army Reserve.
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