Baton Rouge, LA — Performance Contractors announced today that it has earned the 2016 Military Friendly® Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazines. Performance ranked seventh  in the Diversified Services Industry—providing top jobs for Veterans including Construction Management, Construction Worker, It Specialist, Operations and Facilities Manager, Skilled Laborer and Trades. Performance offers a secure environment for nurturing personal growth and skill development. The merit shop environment focuses on training, development and advancement. Performance ranked sixty-fourth out of over 150 companies that applied.
David Theriot, Military Workforce Development Officer for Performance Contractors, states that Performance Contractors is committed to hiring military talent, knowing first-hand that recruiting from the military community is not only the “right thing to do,” but it makes good business sense. “As a Veteran, it gives me great pride to come into work every day knowing that I am giving back to my brothers and sisters. I may not be in the service any more, but through my efforts I can still make a difference. This sentiment is echoed by the employees and leadership of our company both in rhetoric and policy,” David said.
To learn more about Performance’s Military Friendly® Employers rankings as well as the other listed companies,
“Companies that have earned the 2016 Military Friendly® Employer award have exceptionally strong hiring programs and meaningful careers for transitioning service members and spouses,” said Daniel Nichols, Chief Product Officer of Victory Media and Navy Reserve veteran. “Our Military Friendly® Employers are moving the needle beyond answering ‘why hire military’—they are truly aligning their jobs and recruiting efforts with Military Friendly® educators to translate military competencies into civilian jobs.”
Performance Contractors will be showcased along with other 2016 Military Friendly® Employers in the December issue of G.I. Jobs® magazine and the January 2016 issue of Military Spouse Magazine, as well as on MilitaryFriendly.com.
About Military Friendly® Employers:
Now in its 13th year, Military Friendly® Employers is the premier resource for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment. Each year, companies compete for the elite Military Friendly® Employer title by completing a data-driven survey, with data independently tested by EY (Ernst & Young) based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media and its Advisory Board. Criteria for the survey included a benchmark score across key programs and policies, such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs for veterans and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
The Military Friendly® Employers designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of companies with annual revenue over $100 million nationwide; the Top 100 Military Friendly® Employers list includes companies with annual revenue over $500 million. The survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent Advisory Board comprised of higher education, recruiting, HR and diversity professionals from across the country. The survey is administered for free and open to companies meeting the eligibility criteria. The methodology and more information about the program, along with the complete list of employers, can be found on MilitaryFriendly.com.