HKY4Vets Talent Connect Partners are companies that get IT.

  • They understand the national landscape for top talent is ultra competitive
  • They understand the technical requirements for today's jobs are rising at an unprecedented rate
  • They understand they need LEARNERS, ACTIVE CONTRIBUTORS, and LEADERS to drive their companies forward and prepare them for an uncertain future
  • They understand it takes an engagement and partnership beyond their four walls to proactively solve problems

They know our nation's military forces and military families are the best among US and embody these abilities everyday through their sacrifice of service.


They know hiring a veteran or a military spouse is more "than just the right thing to do" and that hiring veterans and spouses drives business results.​

We are proud to work everyday in cooperation with these leading employment partners in our community.


HSM (Hickory Springs Manufacturing) is a privately owned holding company based in Hickory, North Carolina, that specializes, through its subsidiaries, in the manufacturing of components for the furniture, bedding, transportation, packaging and healthcare industries; and the design and construction of automated production machinery for the bedding, apparel, aerospace and other industries.


As the region’s largest not-for-profit community hospital and health system, we exist to heal and comfort patients, to promote and foster a healthier community, and to ensure access to healthcare to all who need it - regardless of ability to pay. With a wide array of medical specialties, our skilled nurses and providers are trained to treat virtually any type of injury or illness, providing high-quality, easily accessible healthcare close to home.

Our mission: Exceptional Healthcare. Every Person. Every Time.


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Prysmian Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture and sales of wire and cable products. Locally, Prysmian operates one of the country's largest optical fiber manufacturing facilities producing the entire product in-house from glass preform to reeled cable shipped to North American customers.


Catawba County Government works for the citizens of Catawba County. We are more than a service organization; we are people dedicated to serving our community in ways that reflect the inherent values we hold true to ourselves. We embody our roots as doers by continually striving to do the best job possible for our residents and our community every single day.

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Special Metals is owned by Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), which is a global conglomerate operating in more than a dozen countries that manufactures complex metal components and products, high-quality investment castings, forgings and fastener systems.

Locally, SMC manufactures coated electrodes, filler metals and flux-cored filler wires, weldstrip and fluxes for joining nickel alloys, high-performance steels, dissimilar metals and cast irons.

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At CommScope we push the boundaries of communications technology to create the world’s most advanced networks. We design, manufacture, install and support the hardware infrastructure and software intelligence that enable our digital society to interact and thrive. Working with customers, we advance broadband, enterprise and wireless networks to power progress and create lasting connections.