COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse, recognized Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) with the 2017 Military Friendly® Employer designation. The 2017 list of Military Friendly Employers distinguishes elite companies who promote strong job opportunities, hiring practices and retention programs for transitioning service members seeking civilian employment.
"Vectrus is a leading employer of veterans with more than 35 percent of our employees reporting a military background, and we are honored to receive this recognition from Victory Media," said Chuck Prow, president and chief executive officer of Vectrus. "Veterans' military experience provides valuable leadership skills and an understanding of our clients' needs. As a team, our employees bring diverse experiences from the military and business worlds that combined, strongly contribute to our success."
Vectrus was first chosen as a Military Friendly® employer in 2014 and continued to receive this honor each year since its spin-off as a publicly traded company. Rated within six different survey categories, Vectrus met the standards in all categories and exceeded standards in five areas including: hiring and onboarding, culture and commitment, support and retention, policies and compliance, and recruiting and sourcing. Learn more about careers opportunities with Vectrus at www.vectrus.com/careers.
Military Friendly® is the military ratings division of Victory Media. It helps veterans make informed choices about the next step in their professional careers. Companies compete for the elite Military Friendly® Employer title by completing a data-driven survey, with responses independently tested by Ernst & Young. 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 council.
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 mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and includes about 5,600 employees spanning 143 locations in 18 countries. In 2016, Vectrus generated sales of $1.2 billion. For more information, visit our website at www.vectrus.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.