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3,870 employers have taken the pledge!   |   Latest Pledges:
  • soco burgers & more, saint louis, 63119;
  • accent curbz, springfield, 65810;
  • assisted transportation services, inc., kansas city, 66106;
  • cummins central power, llc, springfield, 65803;
  • gilpin contractors llc, clark , 65243;
  • columbia appliance, columbia, 65202;
  • care partners, llc, jefferson city, 65109;
  • kansas city transportation group, kansas city, 64106;
  • park university, whiteman afb, 65305;
  • johnson control, eldon, 65026;
    
6,627 Veterans Have Been Hired By Show-Me Heroes Employers!
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Show-Me Heroes

In January 2010, Governor Nixon launched the ‘Show-Me Heroes’ initiative to help Missouri’s Veterans and members of the National Guard & Reserve reconnect with meaningful careers, and to showcase Missouri employers who have pledged to do so.

As Missourians, we all acknowledge the great burdens and sacrifice our Armed Forces and their families have made in order to preserve our national security. We also recognize how Veterans and members of our National Guard and Reserve possess the degree of training, education, motivation, and character that will prove vital to Missouri’s economic future.

In addition to the resources, tools, and links to aid in the job search, this website lists the names of every employer who has pledged their support to the Show-Me Heroes program. By clicking on the Missouri map below, members of Missouri’s military community can see the employers in their region who have taken the pledge. In addition, using jobs.mo.gov will allow Veterans to post their resume and employers to connect with Veterans looking for a job.

While employers aren’t required to have job vacancies to participate, Governor Nixon is calling on all Missouri employers to take the pledge to consider hiring a Missouri Veteran if they’ve got a job opening. Sign up today and become a hero by hiring a hero!

“I want every employer in this state, every technical school, every community college, every university… every city and county, every state department with a job opening, to sign this pledge and show that Missouri Hires its Veterans! “ – Gov. Jay Nixon






Dedicated Veteran Outreach Staff are stationed at sveral Missouri Career Centers throughout the state. They assist Missouri's employers by connecting them with qualified Veteran job seekers and assist Veterans with all aspects of the job search process.


     


Gov. Nixon signs legislation to strengthen, expand Show-Me Heroes program


Since establishment of Show-Me Heroes program in 2010, more than 1,600 veterans have been hired by Missouri businesses. House Bill 1680 further increases employment opportunities for Missouri veterans.

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Broyles Transfer and Storage in Kirksville to sign House Bill 1680, which strengthens and expands the Show-Me Heroes program. Missouri's Show-Me Heroes program was established by Gov. Nixon in 2010 to expand employment opportunities for Missouri's military veterans and spouses...

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