RESTON, Va., May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology leader, announced today it has been named to the Forbes 2018 list of America's Best Employers. The annual list identifies companies that employees like to work for and highlights the best among industry that meets its criteria.
"The cutting edge work Leidos does in science, engineering and IT in support of our customers is only possible through our people," said Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roger Krone. "This recognition demonstrates our dedicated effort to attract a highly-skilled, talented and diverse workforce that has a passion to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient."
Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to identify the companies liked best by employees for their annual ranking of America's best employers. Statista anonymously surveyed 30,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. The respondents rated, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they'd be to recommend their employer to others. Additionally, survey respondents nominated other organizations within their industries.
Leidos was also named to Forbes' "Best Employers for Diversity" earlier this year. More information about "Life at Leidos" and available job opportunities in science, engineering and information technology can be found at https://www.leidos.com/careers.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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