PITTSBURGH (March 22, 2017) — Highmark Health is proud to serve as the lead sponsor for the Pittsburgh Veterans Job Fair on March 23 in Pittsburgh. Highmark Health is one of 62 exhibitors participating in the event to discuss career opportunities with veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, reserve members, and spouses.
The event will occur at Heinz Field on Pittsburgh's Northshore in the Hyundai West Club Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. National military recruitment organization Recruit Military is organizing the free event. Allegheny County is home to more than 85,000 veterans and many of area's largest corporations are participating.
"We are proud to serve as lead sponsor for this important opportunity for veterans to connect to employers," said Dr. Lonie Haynes, vice president of diversity and inclusion for Highmark Health. "The veterans in our workforce have brought our organization extraordinary leadership, commitment, and discipline. We are strengthening our talent acquisition of veterans and are positioned to become a career destination of choice, offering many career opportunities."
Veterans and military personnel wishing to participate can either pre-register on the Recruit Military website or register at the event. Candidates are advised to bring resumes; visit all of the booths to explore opportunities; have an elevator pitch prepared that includes an introduction, brief history of experience, and statement of how their experience best applies; and request an interview.
Highmark Health lists its career opportunities online at careers.highmarkhealth.org.
Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, PA based enterprise that employs more than 35,000 people nationwide and serves 50 million Americans in all 50 states, is the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to 5.2 million members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware as well as dental insurance, vision care, and related health products through a national network of diversified businesses that include United Concordia Companies, HM Insurance Group, Davis Vision, and Visionworks. Allegheny Health Network is the parent company of an integrated delivery network that includes eight hospitals, a community-based network of physician organizations, and a group purchasing organization, ambulatory surgery centers, and health, and wellness pavilions in western Pennsylvania. HM Health Solutions focuses on meeting the information technology platform and other business needs of the Highmark Health enterprise as well as unaffiliated health insurance plans by providing proven business processes, expert knowledge, and integrated cloud-based platforms. To learn more, please visit www.highmarkhealth.org.