The Best Veteran Friendly Employers

What makes a company veteran friendly? Civilian Job News just released a list of the “Most Valuable Employers for Military,” and what factors they used to determine the best veteran friendly employers.

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The 2015 publication is the seventh year of recognizing the most valuable employers (MVE) who are veteran friendly. This research is to help military job seekers and veterans connect with companies who provide positions that honor service members.

“We’re honored to present this recognition and excited to help veterans identify these employers who, like Noranda, are committed to employ service members and veterans who made the transition to the private sector and still continue their mission,” says Layle K. (Kip) Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noranda Aluminum. “It’s important to honor our nation’s transitioning service members and veterans by providing employment that honors their service and puts their unique skills and leadership ability to use. I congratulate all of these companies on their achievement and urge others to join this important initiative.”

Now more than ever, companies are working hard to hire transitioning military and veterans  and the results prove these findings. Time Best, CEO Bradley-Morris, Inc., parent company of says it’s obvious companies are realizing the benefits of hiring such highly skilled, dependable candidates. “I want to personally thank all of these companies for their commitment to our country’s veterans.”

The winners were selected based on surveys where the employers outlined their recruiting, training, and retention plans that focus on military hiring. Below are the results:

  • Accenture
  • Air Products
  • Alaska Airlines
  •, Inc.
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Baker Hughes
  • Bank of America
  • Bennett International Group
  • BNSF Railway
  • C.R. England
  • CACI International Inc.
  • Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Capstone Corporation
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • CN – Rail.
  • DaVita Kidney Care
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Devon Energy
  • Domino Amjet, Inc.
  • Eaton
  • Edward Jones
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Epes Transport System Inc.
  • Exelon Corporation
  • FDM Group
  • Frontier Communications
  • G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
  • GE
  • Groendyke Transport
  • Halfaker and Associates, LLC
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Humana Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • JDog Franchises, LLC
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kenny Construction Company
  • Kraft Foods Group
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites
  • Leidos
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Nabors
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.
  • Ryder System, Inc
  • Safeway
  • Schneider
  • Southern Company
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sprint
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • The GEO Group, Inc.
  • TMC Transportation
  • Triple Canopy, Inc.
  • U.S. Security Associates, Inc.
  • Union Pacific
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • University of Phoenix
  • URS, an AECOM Company
  • USAA
  • Werner Enterprises
  • Westgate Resorts
  • Whelan Security
  • Xcel Energy

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