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Press Release -- April 18th, 2013
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint to Host Military Veteran Transition Workshop in Atlanta May 15

(BUSINESS WIRE), April 18, 2013 – Sprint:

WHAT: Sprint is hosting a transition workshop for exiting military personnel and veterans in Atlanta on May 15. Exiting military personnel and veterans will have the opportunity to talk with hiring teams from Sprint and other companies located in the Atlanta area about career opportunities, to meet with members of our VETS Employee Resource Group, and to attend workshop sessions. This is not a typical job fair.
Workshop sessions include information on how to:
Translate your military experience into career opportunities
Build and structure your resume, interview and network
Build your personal brand
Develop your career path
Registration is required: Email by 5 p.m. ET on April 30
WHEN: Sprint’s Military Transition Workshop
1-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 15
WHERE: Cumberland Area
Address will be provided with registration

Military veterans can also learn more about Sprint’s job openings at, where they will find a section for military veterans and our Military Jobs Transcoder, an online tool created to make it easier for veterans to search for jobs using their military job code and matching them with the optimal civilian job search experience.

Sprint’s military recruitment program focuses on hiring veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and for transitioning active military and their spouses or other family members. Sprint has been widely recognized for this strong commitment to the military. Sprint is a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

Sprint has been recognized for eight years as a “Top 50 Military-Friendly Employer” by G.I. Jobs magazine and has been named by as one of the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Most Valuable Employers for Military. Sprint also was recognized by CareerBliss as the second Happiest Company for U.S. Veterans to work in 2012, one of the Top 10 Most Veteran Friendly Corporate Supplier diversity programs by Vetrepreneur, and recognized for going above and beyond the legal requirements for granting leave for military duty by the National Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.


Kristin Wallace, 404-649-8222

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