Parsons Designated A Military Friendly Employer for Fourth Consecutive Year

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Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Parsons is pleased to announce that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. Companies earn this elite designation via a data-driven survey with data independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media and its Advisory Board. Criteria for the survey include a benchmark score across key programs and policies such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs for veterans, and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.“Parsons is committed to hiring military talent because of their strong work ethic, technical skills, and real-world experience, and we are pleased that Victory Media has once again recognized us as a Military Friendly® Employer,” said Jamie Morehead, Parsons Vice President of Talent Management.”Now in its 12th year, Military Friendly® Employers media is the premier resource for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment. Each year, companies taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria, and weightings developed with the assistance of an Advisory Board consisting of leaders in the military recruitment community. This year’s group of companies reported hiring more than 155,000 service members and spouses over the last 12 months, representing a 35% increase over last year and an average of 15% of total new hires.“The 2015 Military Friendly® Employers represent the preeminent tier of companies with strong military recruitment programs and meaningful job opportunities for transitioning service members and spouses,” said Sean Collins, Vice President for Victory Media and a 9-year Navy veteran. “Our Military Friendly® Employers constitute the group of companies moving the needle and realizing significant benefits by hiring from the military community.”Parsons will be showcased, along with other 2015 Military Friendly® Employers, in the December edition of G.I. Jobs magazine and online at MilitaryFriendly.com. Parsons has exciting and challenging projects all over the world for engineers, technical specialists, and other professionals. Job seekers are encouraged to apply at www.parsons.com/careers.About ParsonsParsons, celebrating 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental/industrial, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com.About Victory MediaVictory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, serving the military community since 2001. Our Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found at MilitaryFriendly.com. Our data-driven lists are published in G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, and Vetrepreneur® media channels, republished in periodicals such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Bloomberg BW, and frequently cited on national TV by NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and others. Community News Top of the News center_img 26 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Parsons Designated A Military Friendly Employer for Fourth Consecutive Year From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 11:18 am Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more