Edward Jones named Most Valuable Employer for Military

July 2, 2014

By Staff

NEW — 6 a.m. July 2, 2014

Financial services firm Edward Jones was named a 2014 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com, recognizing the firm’s deep commitment to recruiting, training and retaining military veterans as financial advisers.

Edward Jones recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of its FORCES program, a training and compensation package designed to make the transition to a financial services career more attractive to military veterans.

Since its launch, the firm has hired 931 military veterans as financial advisers.

The firm has a long history of hiring and providing mentorship services to help transition servicemen and women to the financial adviser position. Edward Jones has 1,500 financial advisers with prior military experience running branches across the country.

Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada.

There are nine Edward Jones locations in the Issaquah area. See locations here.

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