COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectrus, Inc. (VEC) announced today that it has been recognized as a 2019 Military Friendly® Employer. The list of Military Friendly® Employers distinguishes elite companies that promote strong job opportunities, hiring practices and retention programs for transitioning service members seeking civilian employment.
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 200 companies participated in the Military Friendly® Employers portion of the 2019 Military Friendly® Companies survey.
Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining an organization's survey score with an assessment of the organization's ability to meet thresholds for Applicant, New Hire Retention, Employee Turnover, and Promotion and Advancement of veterans and military employees.
"Vectrus is proud to once again earn the designation of Military Friendly® employer," said Frank Peloso, senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Vectrus. "We have been recognized by VIQTORY since 2014 for the commitment we have made to be a top employer for our veterans and their spouses. It is an honor to work alongside these brave and dedicated individuals, who bring the same work ethic to their performance here at Vectrus."
Vectrus is showcased along with other 2019 Military Friendly ® Employers in the December issue of G.I. Jobs ® magazine, the January 2019 issue of Military Spouse Magazine, and on MilitaryFriendly.com. Learn more about careers opportunities with Vectrus at www.vectrus.com/careers.
Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and logistics services, and information technology and network communication services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and employs about 6,700 professionals spanning 177 locations in 21 countries. In 2017, Vectrus generated sales of $1.1 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vectrus.com or connect with Vectrus on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
About Military Friendly ® Employers:
The Military Friendly ® Employers list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for thousands of federal contractors nationwide, input of military employees, and responses to the proprietary, data driven Military Friendly ® Employers survey from participating companies. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weightings were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Data calculations and tabulations were independently evaluated for completeness and accuracy by Ernst & Young. The survey is administered for free and is open to companies that have hired veterans in the past 12 months. Criteria for consideration can be found at: www.militaryfriendly.com.
Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service disabled, veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs ® and Military Friendly ® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.victorymedia.com.
For Vectrus: Mike Smith, CFA
For VIQTORY: Brian O'Malley
Gordon C. James Public Relations
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