PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. announced today that it has earned the 2014 Military Friendly Employer® title by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. Companies competed for the elite Military Friendly Employer® title via a data-driven survey of over 5,000 companies with resulting survey data independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media. Criteria for the survey included a benchmark score across key programs and policies such as strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
Securitas Security Services USA aggressively seeks to hire military talent and has found that hiring from the military community is a strategic competitive advantage. "We value the commitment and work ethic that qualified veterans bring to Securitas USA. Their experience contributes to our success especially in providing quality service to our clients," commented Rocco L. DeFelice, Executive Vice President.
Now in its 11th 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. A full list of board members can be found at www.MilitaryFriendly.com/board
Securitas Security Services USA will be showcased, along with other 2014 Military Friendly Employers® in the December edition of G.I. Jobs magazine and online at www.MilitaryFriendly.com. Using the priority data engine on www.MilitaryFriendly.com job seekers are able to view prospective employer profiles, as well as design their own custom lists according to their preference.
"The 2014 Military Friendly Employers® represent the preeminent tier of companies with strong military recruitment programs and meaningful job opportunities for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment," said Sean Collins, Vice President for Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran.
About Victory Media: Victory Media, a publisher of G.I. Jobs, is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, serving the military community since 2001. MilitaryFriendly® lists can be found at www.MilitaryFriendly.com
About Securitas USA: Headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. is a knowledge leader in security. As the nation's leading security provider, Securitas USA and its affiliates offer security solutions, including on-site security officers, mobile patrol, remote security monitoring and corporate risk management. Everywhere from small businesses to large corporations, its 100,000 employees are making a difference. For more information, visit: www.securitasinc.com
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