Volt Workforce Solutions Receives Veterans Employer Award
Texas Workforce Commission Honors Volt's Commitment to Veteran Hiring
SAN ANTONIO, TX, July 2, 2012 — Volt Workforce Solutions, the staffing business unit of Volt Information Sciences, Inc., today announced that it is a recipient of the Veterans Employer Award from the Texas Workforce Commission. Volt achieved recognition for its recruitment and hiring efforts and support of veterans in the Workforce Solutions Alamo area.
As a leading staffing employer in Texas and through the auspices of the Volt Military Heroes Program, Volt works in collaboration with the Texas Veterans Leadership Program to connect returning veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with the employment resources and tools they need to lead productive lives and enjoy the full benefits of the society they have willingly served.
Jerry Shaw, Executive Vice President of Volt Information Sciences commented, "Volt is proud to receive this award, which acknowledges the efforts of our local recruiters and Volt Military Heroes Program liaisons to reach out to veterans and military service personnel with employment opportunities on behalf of our clients. We will continue to work diligently with our clients, state and local organizations, and veterans groups to achieve our goal of providing meaningful employment to this motivated and disciplined candidate pool."
"For the thousands of troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan – many of whom have served on multiple and extended tours, it is essential that we help our returning veterans make a successful transition to civilian life," said Tom Pauken, Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission. "This award recognizes the efforts of Volt Workforce Solutions to welcome home the veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan the right way – by putting their experience to work."
Volt was honored at this year's Texas Business Conference Awards Luncheon on June 22, 2012, attended by representatives of state government, business and veterans organizations from the San Antonio area.
Founded in 1950, Volt delivers innovative talent, technology and consulting solutions, operating through an international network servicing North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
About Volt Workforce Solutions
Volt Workforce Solutions is one of the world's largest recruitment organizations. A business unit of Volt Information Sciences, Inc. Volt Workforce Solutions delivers contingent/temporary professionals in all skill categories with a strategic focus on talent consulting, IT staffing management, managed service solutions, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), independent contractor management and payroll services. Professional recruiters, operating through servicing locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, assign hundreds of thousands of employees annually. Visit www.volt.com.
SOURCE: Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
CONTACT: For Volt Workforce Solutions.: Ellen Rufe, 925.242.0633, firstname.lastname@example.org.