ARCADE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pioneer Credit Recovery, a Sallie Mae company, and the New York State Department of Labor will sponsor a tri-county career fair for veterans in western New York on April 3.
The career fair will be held at the White Star Inn, Route 16 in Chaffee, N.Y. from 2 to 7 p.m. It is expected about 25 employers will participate in the event. They represent employers from Wyoming, Allegany and Cattaraugus, as well as Genesee and Erie counties.
All potential attendees will have the opportunity to attend resume writing workshop, hosted by Pioneer.
The company plans to hire 75 full-time positions to support its collections and call center operations in Arcade and Perry by June 2014.
“We are serious about hiring more veterans,” said Jack Frazier, vice president, Sallie Mae, and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. “They have the experience and training to contribute to the future success of our company.”
Sallie Mae’s family of collection companies, including Pioneer, is one of the largest, responsible, compliant, and top performing collection operations in the country, having recovered billions in receivables on behalf of the American taxpayer.
Pioneer employees provide excellent service to state, federal and institutional clients as they counsel clients’ customers on successful debt repayment options. The company offers a benefits package to include competitive wages, incentive programs, paid holidays and vacation, a 401(k) plan as well as health, dental, and life insurance.
Sallie Mae is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. The company is part of the coalition of corporations participating in 100,000 Jobs Mission, which recently exceeded its goal of hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans.
No advance registration is required for job seekers interested in participating in the career fair.
As part of the event, participating employers will make a contribution to WNYHeroes. The nonprofit provides veterans, members of the armed services, and the widows and children of deceased veterans with access to essential services, financial assistance and resources that support their lives and sustain their dignity.
WCJW (“CJ Country”) radio station is the official media sponsor for the event.
For more information, job seekers may contact 585-492-8178.
Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae turns education dreams into reality for American families, today serving 25 million customers. With products and services that include Upromise rewards, scholarship search and planning tools, education loans, insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services to hundreds of college campuses as well as to federal and state governments. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.
Pioneer Credit Recovery: Founded in 1980, Pioneer Credit Recovery, Inc., is a national leader in credit recovery, providing collection services across a variety of asset classes. Headquartered in Western New York, Pioneer partners with multiple state and federal clients, including the U.S. Department of Education. In continuously surpassing the competition, Pioneer provides clients with quality results, experience, leadership and technology, including state-of-the art infrastructure, telecommunications and collections systems. The company is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. Pioneer Credit Recovery is a wholly owned subsidiary of SLM Corporation, commonly known as Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States.