Press Release // May 11, 2016
Atlanta, Georgia – CivilianJobs.com, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, announced the winners for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® today. The MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top military employers to target for civilian careers.
“Employees with military experience bring a tremendous skill set and valuable experience to our organization as well as our customers,” said Mark Porterfield, Senior Vice President of Human Capital & Field Support Services for Whelan Security. “We are truly honored to receive the MVE for Military® Award for the fifth consecutive year and we will continue our vigorous efforts to attract, retain, and develop military-experienced talent.”
“I congratulate the employers recognized as MVEs today and further thank all of them for their commitment to our country’s veterans and military personnel,” said Tim Best, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc., parent company of CivilianJobs.com. “This year’s list of Most Valuable Employers for Military winners is a testament to the variety of companies and industries that make it an annual goal to hire transitioning military and veterans. These companies truly embrace and value the level of talent that is ingrained in each military-experienced job seeker.”
The 2016 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military presented by DeVry University was open to all U.S.-based companies. The winners were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. 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.
WHELAN SECURITY: With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Whelan Security is a third generation, family owned company providing outsourced and contract security staffing services to corporate headquarter campuses, commercial real estate facilities, financial institutions, industrial plants, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, R&D facilities, retail shopping centers, residential communities, and critical government infrastructure throughout much of the United States. Founded in 1949, Whelan Security currently ranks within the top ten contract security companies in the country and is one of the largest privately-held, American-owned companies operating in the industry.
About MVE: 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.
About Military Transition News (MTN): Published since 2005, Military Transition News is a bi-monthly multi-media publication (print/email/web) featuring practical information for job seekers, including resume and interviewing tips, transition planning and strategy recommendations, company profiles, and advice from transition experts. MTN is distributed to military bases worldwide via military transition classes, through Military Transition Offices (TAP and ACAP), military hospitals, USO centers and email distribution.