MLB partners with SHIFT to link active service members to open job positions

Major League Baseball today announced a partnership with SHIFT, a talent development company that assists active service members and military veterans from all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces with career changes and connects them with open job positions.

August 24th, 2018

Major League Baseball today announced a partnership with SHIFT, a talent development company that assists active service members and military veterans from all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces with career changes and connects them with open job positions. SHIFT will work directly with MLB Human Resources to identify posted positions and coordinate initial interviews for candidates throughout the League, including the Commissioner's Office, all 30 Clubs, MLB Network and MLB.com.

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr.: "Major League Baseball will benefit tremendously from the leadership and skill that transitioning veterans and active service members of the U.S. Armed Forces will bring to our workforce."

Billy Bean, Vice President & Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Major League Baseball said: "MLB has a rich history of support for the military community. We are very excited to grow our relationship by pursuing opportunities with some of our nation's finest and most talented veterans and service members who may desire a career in our sport."

Based in Silicon Valley, SHIFT (www.shift.org) is a progressive, mission driven talent development company that powers successful career shifts for military veterans in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Created and run by military veterans, SHIFT aligns career opportunities with skilled and experienced service members as they begin the transition into the next chapter of their professional lives.