Heroes Connect: Smithfield Foods

Participants engage directly with company leaders about their operations, locations, Veteran-friendly culture, and current career opportunities.

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Company Overview

Smithfield Foods is a U.S.-based global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer. Employing over 55,000 people around the world, they have farms, facilities, and offices in the United States, Europe and Mexico. Through their Helping Our Heroes initiative, they plan to hire 4,000 military veterans by the end of 2025. With respect to values, it’s a seamless transition from military life to work at Smithfield.

Tips for Attending:

  • Prepare to be on camera – We use Zoom so participants and company representatives can engage face-to-face.
  • Research the company – Prepare questions in advance.
  • Engage – Companies want employees who are as excited to learn about them as they are to hire high-quality talent.
  • Share – We invite all interested service members, veterans, members of the Guard and reserve, and military spouses, as well as those who support them to participate in Heroes Connect events.

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