Builder of Ships Dives Into Social Media Recruiting

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| Source: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has advanced its social media recruiting initiative by launching its newest Facebook page, Huntington Ingalls Industries Careers, to showcase the company's enterprise-wide employment opportunities in the shipbuilding, oil, gas and energy industries. HII will use the page to highlight the values an HII career offers job-seekers.

Visit and like Huntington Ingalls Industries Careers at https://www.facebook.com/HIICareers.

"Social media has significantly changed the way people search for and learn about job opportunities," said Rob Lee, HII's director of employee relations. "With social media like Facebook, HII has another avenue to reach a diverse community whose talents can be applied to the challenging shipbuilding and energy industries that we work in."

The page will feature regular postings of job openings at HII's divisions, subsidiaries and corporate headquarters. Followers will also learn about unique opportunities and benefits HII employees receive and participate in live chats with recruiters for application tips.

HII's Careers Facebook page is just one part of the company's expanded employment strategy. HII also uses its LinkedIn account, complete with a separate Careers tab, to target online job-seekers through social media. The LinkedIn Careers tab includes testimonials from employees celebrating the unique projects and opportunities they get to participate in at HII.

Visit and follow HII on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/huntington-ingalls-industries-inc.

Huntington Ingalls Industries designs, builds and manages the life-cycle of the most complex nuclear- and conventionally powered ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII also provides engineering and project management services expertise to the commercial energy industry, the Department of Energy and other government customers. Headquartered in Newport News, Va., HII employs more than 39,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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