Wells Fargo Launches Military Spouse Hiring Program, Designed to Onboard 100 New Employees Per Year Over the Next Five Years | Business

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 5, 2022–

Today, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is announcing its Hero Hire Program for military spouses, offering mid-to-senior level remote, hybrid and in-office career opportunities, with a focus on portability for spouses of those in active service. The new program is designed to onboard 100 new employees each year for the next five years.

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Wells Fargo’s Military Spouse Homefront Heroes Hiring (HHH) program is now accepting interested candidates into its talent community in preparation for the launch of 100 early open positions June 2022. The HHH program team will help prepare candidates and hiring managers for a virtual hiring event, assisting with resume development and interview training to help candidates articulate transferable skills and potential employment gaps. The virtual hiring event will take place in August 2022, with a program start date of September 12, 2022.

Announcement comes ahead of Military Spouse Appreciation Day Friday, May 6.

“The 24% unemployment rate for military spouses far exceeds the national average; a lot of it is the result of constantly changing stations and not being able to have a portable career,” said Sean Passmore, strategic sourcing manager for military talent and military and veterans initiatives. company at Wells Fargo. all solutions to unemployment or underemployment of military spouses. The scale and complexity of HHH demonstrates our understanding of the unique career challenges faced by military spouses, and our commitment to help solve the problem.

Positions will be available in human resources, retail and small business banking, technology, wealth management, and consumer investments and loans. Each line of business will host 20 positions and new hires will begin the inaugural program September 12, 2022.

HHH is just one of many programs Wells Fargo has in place to serve and employ the military community. Others include:

The Veterans Employment Transition Program (VET): An 8+ week nationwide, competitively paid spring and fall internship for experienced talent that transitions directly into a full-time, performance-based role. Interns develop an understanding of the day-to-day responsibilities of a full-time Wells Fargo employee, while networking and participating in special training opportunities.

Military apprenticeships: A Ministry of Labor structured experiential training program that results in skills certification for candidates who do not initially meet the qualifications for the non-equivalent role of apprentice.

Boots in the bank: A one-of-a-kind program from Wells Fargo designed to attract, prepare and hire military talent into a variety of career opportunities through military-specific hiring events. Pre- and post-event components include candidate and hiring manager preparation and valuable resources for a successful transition.

Company Fellowship Program: In partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative, the program welcomes military personnel within six months of separation for a 12-week fellowship experience to gain full-time employment.

Candidates interested in joining the HHH Talent Community should visit the Military Spouse Homefront Heroes hiring program website.

To learn more about HHH and other military community hiring initiatives, visit wellsfargojobs.com/military or email [email protected]

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading financial services company with approximately $1.9 trillion in assets, proudly serves one in three American households and more than 10% of small businesses in the United States, and is a leading provider of middle market banking services. in the United States We offer a diverse set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance services, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer and Lending, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management. Management. Wells Fargo ranked No. 37 in Fortune’s 2021 ranking of America’s largest companies. In the communities we serve, the company focuses its social impact on building a sustainable and inclusive future for all by supporting housing affordability, small business growth, financial health and a low-carbon economy. carbon. Wells Fargo news, insights and insights are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

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