First Command News & Media
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 22, 2016
First Command named finalist for military employer award
FORT WORTH, Texas – First Command Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it has been named a finalist for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military award by CivilianJobs.com.
The annual MVE recognition is intended to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.
“Since the MVE recognition was first offered in 2009, an increasing number of businesses are giving military veterans the opportunity to enter the corporate workforce,” said Garrett Reed, Branch Manager of CivilianJobs.com. “What distinguished the entries this year was the quality of the finalist submissions and the variety of programs they are using to attract and retain military job seekers. I want to personally thank and congratulate every finalist for their efforts to launch and expand their veteran hiring initiatives.”
The 2016 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military was open to all U.S.-based companies. The finalists were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. Winners will be selected from this pool of finalist companies and will be announced in May. In addition to being recognized in the May issue of Military Transition News, CivilianJobs.com's worldwide military base newspaper, winning employers will also be displayed on the CivilianJobs.com web site.
The CivilianJobs.com Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The MVE recognition is produced by CivilianJobs.com, where America's military connects with civilian careers. CivilianJobs.com, with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., together deliver the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking to recruit and hire from the military talent pool. BMI is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.