2 Vets Share Why They Love Working At Schneider Electric
Editor’s Note: The following story highlights a job opportunity at Schneider Electric. Committed to filling its ranks with talented members of the military community, Schneider Electric is a Hirepurpose client. Learn more here.
When veterans are preparing to shift to the civilian sector, they are often told to present their specific skillsets in a way hiring managers can appreciate. Schneider Electric — a global leader in sustainable energy management and industrial automation — provides a work environment built on the same foundational principles that make service members succeed at completing their mission. Two veterans shared with Hirepurpose how Schneider’s company culture offers an outlet to succeed using the expertise learned through military service.
Navy veteran Shannon Tomaszewski served as a naval nuclear electrician for seven years, which included several overseas deployments. She says the military afforded her the opportunity to travel the world and experience the camaraderie that emerges from the unique nature of ship life.
“While deployments were certainly challenging, being away from family is always hard, they allowed the crew to bond in the best and most solid of ways. Those shared experiences forged the relationships that will last the rest of my life,” Shannon said.
After transitioning from the military, Tomaszewski reached out to a recruiter on LinkedIn to assist her in evaluating career options. Within weeks, she had an interview with Schneider Electric, then met with the district service manager. She was offered a position as a field service technician. Instantly, she knew the company had a military-supportive culture.
“Throughout New Hire training and even just the first few days on the job, it became evident that Schneider Electric preferred to hire from the military. Even with varied backgrounds between technicians, the base knowledge and training provided the best starting foundation …read more
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